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PastyMan 04-04-2004 07:32 AM

Re: Cannon Powershot A70 2.5x Telephoto Lens Out of Focus
Have u tried using a Tripod? , i have the canon telephoto lens and get best
results from using a tripod, without it, i find the photos are mostly
Also try using camera in "P" mode with the flash off and set light metering
to center weighted average and AiAF turned off (consult users guide)
Not recommended using Auto mode for telephotos.
Hope this helps...

"ejlackey" <> wrote in message om...
> I just bought a Digital Optics 2.5x telephoto lens for my A70. The
> pictures do not come out sharp at all. It tries to auto focus, bur
> rarely locks on to anything. This is mainly for subjects that our
> more than 50 feet away.
> Was this lens only intended for closeups for subjects that are less
> than 20 feet away?
> I've been messing with the aperature, shutterspeed, and manual focus,
> but just can't get a good combination.
> Anyone have any tips?
> My sample pictures were taken outside with plenty of light.

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