Why you should AF Fine Tune Nikkor Lenses – Reikan FoCal

Why you should calibrate Nikon Nikkor lenses with Reikan FoCal

Since the introduction of the Nikon D3 way back in 2007, middle to high-end Nikon camera owners have been able to adjust the focus system of their camera to work better with each lens. Reikan FoCal takes the guesswork out of this adjustment by automating the process and using advanced computer analysis to determine the best adjustment …

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Why you should calibrate Canon EF Lenses with Reikan FoCal

Reikan FoCal - Why you should calibrate Canon EF Lenses

Since the introduction of the Canon EOS 1D Mark III way back in 2007, middle to high-end camera owners have been able to adjust the focus system of their camera to work better with each lens.   Reikan FoCal takes the guesswork out of this adjustment by automating the process and using advanced computer analysis …

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Do I need to calibrate autofocus?

AF Microadjustment Values for ALL Canon cameras and lenses

We’re often asked whether there really is any point to calibrating your camera autofocus. Obviously we’re going to say a big, fat yes! otherwise FoCal wouldn’t exist, but I wanted to show a few charts to explain the sort of performance you’re likely to get “out the box”. When FoCal is used to calibrate or analyse a …

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Reikan FoCal 2.4 MR1 – Canon macOS Sierra Support and Target Setup Enhancements

We’re excited to announce the release of Reikan FoCal 2.4 Maintenance Release 1 (MR1) for Windows and Mac. This release brings much improved macOS Sierra (OS X 10.12) support for Canon cameras and includes enhancements to the new Target Setup first introduced in FoCal 2.4. It also includes a whole host of reliability improvements and …

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Bringing Dual Pixel Raw to Reikan FoCal

With the introduction of the EOS 5D Mark IV, Canon opened up some new possibilities for image processing with the introduction of Dual Pixel Raw files.  Following on from our previous post on the subject, we’ve been investigating how these files can help with autofocus calibration and general camera analysis.  The answer is… quite a …

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FoCal 2.3 – Adds Full Canon 5D Mark IV Support and Further Internal Improvements

FoCal Adds Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Support

FoCal 2.3 is ready! Canon’s newest dSLR camera is now fully supported within FoCal. In addition we’ve improved some key areas within FoCal, liveview will start faster on Canon cameras, we’ve been able to reinstate shutter count information for some of the older Canon cameras and laid the framework for upcoming support of FoCal on …

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5D Mark IV “Dual Pixel Raw” – Focus Overlay

Canon’s new 5D Mark IV has been announced and includes a feature that’s got our attention. The Dual Pixel Raw format allows for new types of post capture analysis, it’s early days but so far looks very interesting! Dual Pixel Raw Apart from the usual incremental improvements on the 5D line of cameras, Canon have …

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