Autofocus Assist Lamp - Yes or No?

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Do you use the AF Assist Lamp?

  1. Yes, I do use the AF assist lamp.

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  2. No, I do not use the AF assist lamp.

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  3. What's an AF assist lamp?

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  1. CWN

    CWN TPF Noob!

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    Just wondering what the ratio is of people who use it vs those who don't.
     
  2. TJ K

    TJ K No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I'm sure everyone here uses it when needed, unless not allowed.
    tj
     
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    Yes. But I haven't really shot anything in which it was needed and not allowed or was a distraction.

    If I need to shut it off for any reason, I will.
     
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    No I dont, I turned it off the hour I got my camera. Its annoying. The beep sound is even more annoying. :lol:
     
  5. CWN

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    I had to turn my beep off, it annoyed my wife from across the room.

    Me on the other hand, I had to look up why it was beeping so I could turn it off... I had no idea it WAS beeping! :lol: High, low... can't hear either one, the little LED works for me!
     
  6. TJ K

    TJ K No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I shut that beep off when I took my camera out of the box. It is annoying and completely stupid you can see the light in the viewfinder that lets you know.
    tj
     
  7. KmH

    KmH Helping photographers learn to fish Supporting Member

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    AF assist is always off......until I need it. Which isn't a poll answer option.
     
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    Not only can you see the light, you can see the image too. First thing i do with a new body is turn off the stupid beep.
     
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    JamesMason TPF Noob!

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    Disappointed no-one has voted for "What's an AF assist lamp?"
     
  10. CWN

    CWN TPF Noob!

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    Sure it was... you use it, so your answer is: 'Yes, I do use the AF assist lamp.'
     
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  11. CWN

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    Anyone else want to add their vote?
     

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