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Canon Ee-S

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Overall 10
10

necessary for MF

MS, Adorama
15 May 2012
  • Excerpt: indispensable for manual focusing with fast lenses
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Improves Performance, Quality Construction
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Overall 10
10

Totally Addicted

Cooper Strange, Adorama
11 September 2011
  • Excerpt: This is so much better than the split-circle focusing I used back in the day with my manual-focus film camera. With this, you can focus anywhere in the screen. So, I can constantly be adjusting my composition and focus at the same time, instead of going back to the center (or other) focus point as the subject moves and then recomposing. In many situations, this is actually faster than the camera can pull off, even though manual focus.
  • Pros: Ease of Focus, Easy To Use, Improves Performance
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Overall 10
10

User Review

pentaxforums.com
10 October 2010
  • Excerpt: This makes manual focusing really easy compared to the stock screen. I am glad I did the conversion. Installation took only 10 minutes.
  • Pros: Manual focus is much easier than with the stock screen
  • Cons: A little darker, but very manageable with an f4 lens
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Overall 9
9.0

User Review

pentaxforums.com
13 May 2010
  • Excerpt: This focusing screen is a huge improvement over the stock Pentax screen. I have installed it in the Pentax K7 and couldn't be happier. My version is the pre-cut ee-s screen provided by focusingscreens.com. This focusing screen, as many have mentioned, provides more noticeable out of focus blur which let's the user see more clearly where the actual focus point is. Its such a pleasure to focus with. Certainly a huge and noticeable improvement over the stock screen.
  • Pros: Wonderfully accurate focus at low apertures
  • Cons: Darkens a bit more at higher apertures
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Overall 10
10

User Review

pentaxforums.com
27 April 2010
  • Excerpt: Took me a while to get one from focusingscreen.com as it kept getting sold out. I replaced the original metal shim with the plastic one that came with the 3rd party screen and focus is bang on. Highly recommended!
  • Pros: Doesn't affect metering like the split screen one.
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Overall 10
10

User Review

pentaxforums.com
5 April 2010
  • Excerpt: I bought mine custom-made from Focusingscreen in Taiwan, instead of trying to cut/destroy it myself from a full size screen. The indicated price include postage and customs fee/VAT at the Swedish border. Getting it with Pentax AF markings also made it a bit more expensive, but I like the markings and wouldn't want to be without them.
  • Pros: Brings new life to fast lenses
  • Cons: Slightly duller WF image with not-so-fast lenses
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Overall 10
10

User Review

pentaxforums.com
12 January 2010
  • Excerpt: If you own any fast lens, you surely know that most screens cannot render DoF below f/2... Try the DoF preview at f/2 (thus switching between f/1.4 and f/2), and you'll notice that nothing changes in the viewfinder, be it DoF or brightness...
  • Pros: Render DoF accurately with fast lenses, has a near linear response to stop-down metering.
  • Cons: Has to be cut down to size...
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Overall 8
8.0

Better screen for fast lens[...]

AlanB, Adorama
29 December 2008
  • Excerpt: Changing the screen out wasn't difficult, just read the instructions carefully. I was expecting a larger improvement, but the modest gain was welcome. It works very well with my 85/1.8 and 70-200/2.8. The 24-105/4 is distinctly darker, but still usable with this screen. It is tough to use the LensBaby at lower settings (f/5.6 and f/8) because the screen is so dark.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Improves Function, Lightweight, Reliable
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Overall 10
10

Should be the standard

Gert, Adorama
23 July 2008
  • Excerpt: Very easy to install and it makes it so much clearer where the focus is. Also gives a better idea about the DOF. It even works fine with my f/4 lens. I doubt I will ever swap in the standard again.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Improves Product Function
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Overall 8
8.0

Works great, manual focus is better too

Adorama
21 January 2008
  • Excerpt: This screen works great - much easier to confirm visual focus or manual focus. The warnings are true though, you need faster maximum apertures to use this screen.
  • Pros: Improves Product Function
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