Modern cameras offer a plethora of autofocus options to help you get the best focus performance possible, whether you're photographing a fast moving sports car or a static still life subject. In this article we'll look at the various different modes and options, what they mean, and when you might want to use them.Read the rest of this entry »
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Back button or Rear button focusing is a method of autofocusing used by many photographers. It decouples the autofocus from the shutter button, so a separate button on the back of the camera is used for focusing, while the shutter button is just used for taking photos.
In this article we'll look in more detail at the back button focus method. We'll cover why many photographers prefer this method over the standard half-press of the shutter button for autofocus. And also cover some situations where it doesn't work so well.Read the rest of this entry »
Got a new camera and wondering how all those different camera settings should be set for the best results? The good news is that just about all modern cameras will work resonably well with the settings set as they are straight out of the box. However, to really get the most from your camera, there are a few settings you should pay attention to.
In this article I'll cover the different settings for getting the best results. The settings available and setting locations in your camera's menu will vary between camera models, if you're not sure how to change a setting, check your camera's manual, or do a quick google search with the setting you want to change and your camera's model name.Read the rest of this entry »