Although we had you currently free Lightroom Plug-in Show Focus Points already introduced frequently for Lightroom. but currently piling up again the questions of whether and how can accurately display the focal points of the camera in Lightroom. Olaf Giermann gives a brief overview.
Show Focus Points: installation
Download the plug-in from the website http://www.lightroomfocuspointsplugin.com down and store it in a place where it can not accidentally delete it.
Call in Lightroom "File> Add-In Manager to" click "Add" and then select the downloaded plug-in from.
After installation, you will find the new entry "Show Focus Points" in the Add-In Manager. Caution: When you install the plug-in at the current location remains. Here is the download folder. and I repeat it for safety's sake again - - the plug-in not inadvertently delete Empfehlenswerter it to store the plug-in in the Applications folder, so it is.
Show Focus Points: Use
Call the plug-in in the Library module by "Library> Add-In Options> Show Focus Points choose."
In the window that opens, active focus points and their status. Over the lower film strip you can select the screen or switch from image to image.
Show Focus Points: Supported cameras
only Canon, Nikon and Sony cameras are currently supported (For a complete list under the first point of the FAQ)
If your camera, as in my case, the D850 is not supported, you will receive a message:
Show Focus Points: What about?
At the end of the day really matters is whether you can use a photo or not and whether the sharpness sit where they want. For some photographers the focus point indicator can be a tool to learn the peculiarities of their camera better and (more automatic measurement field selector, subject tracking, face and eye detection and so) optimize so the use of different autofocus modes.
Even with problems, the plug-in can help uncover any misalignments by aiming specifically from a tripod different motives and later on both image sharpness with the respective focal point.