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Old 11-09-2012, 01:16 AM   #1
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Default Taking pictures with auto-timer

Going through the manual for my Lumix Gf3 it seems that when taking pictures with the auto-timer it focuses only when the button is halfway pushed down. However if I'm the only one jumping into the picture I won't be in focus when the button is pushed. So I want the camera to focus right before taking the picture but there doesn't seem to be an option for this--or is there one/alternative to this?
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Old 11-09-2012, 07:27 AM   #2
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The auto timer should autofocus as well. My Canons do.
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Old 11-09-2012, 08:55 AM   #3
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What AF mode are you using as well as the AF area? Make sure it's not in spot, and it's probably best to use continuous.
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Old 11-11-2012, 11:48 AM   #4
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You could put something where you're going to be, manual focus on it, and then move it before the shot.
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Old 11-12-2012, 08:35 PM   #5
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Does the Gf3 have infrared for a remote? Thats what i use on my Nikons...

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