Camera and/or lens that can "lock" on infinity focus

Discussion in 'The Watering Hole' started by Jock Elliott, Oct 6, 2017.

  1. Jock Elliott

    Jock Elliott SC All-Pro

    Jan 3, 2012
    Troy, NY
    My old Olympus D550 has a button you can push to lock it on infinity focus. My G12 does the same if you manual focus on infinity and store it in a preset.

    I'm looking for something more modern that can do the same thing . . . MUST have a viewfinder.

    Cheers, Jock
  2. gryphon1911

    gryphon1911 SC Top Veteran

    Feb 6, 2015
    Central Ohio, USA
    The only camera that I know of that can do this is the Olympus EM1.2. It has the "preMF" mode, where you can set the camera to a specific focus distance, then when you activate PreMF focusing mode, it goes to that distance, locks and that is it. I believe that it's main goal was to satisfy those looking for a way to jump directly into a hyperfocal distance. It should however satisfy what you are looking for.
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    Lightmancer Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 13, 2011
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