Lumix GF1 autofocus issue

So I ordered a MFT camera over the weekend, and had it overnighted, so that I can play with it and take it to a family gathering for this coming weekend.

My awaited Lumix GF1 with the 20mm kit lens came in yesterday morning, thanks to Amazon.com and FedEx. It felt awesome opening the box; unwrapping the accessories; and finally piecing together the lens and camera. A thing of beauty. That was, until…

I tried to take a photograph, and the autofocus started going bananas! Depressing the shutter button half-way sent the focusing motor into a cyclic frenzy trying to find something to focus on. Even when I took my finger off the shutter button it still continued to autofocus.

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Mechanically separated chicken totally looks like pulled taffy!

Since Early Onset of Night posted the viral pic, I’m sure you were thinking the same thing I was: mechanically separated chicken (left) totally looks like pulled taffy (right)!

[disclaimer: none of the images are mine, and am more than willing to take them down if their rightful owners claim copyright foul]

If MacGuyver designed baby walkers

25 September 2010 1 comment

Disclaimer(1): Do not try this at home with your 5 month old.

Disclaimer(2): No babies were harmed in the making of this snapshot.

Disclaimer(3): Professional stunt baby on a closed course.

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More trouble on 12th and Alameda.

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GRRR!!!

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You piece of Apple S***

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Can you tell I’m excited about this?

Others are excited as well — some of the people waiting in line are from out of town!