Shoot sharper sports photography: pro techniques and the settings they use

    | Photography Tips | 24/07/2012 11:26am

    The best AF mode for sports photography


    The best AF mode for sports photography

    As your action subjects are moving, your digital camera may struggle to keep up if you’re using the standard AF mode.

    On a Canon, AI Servo (the Nikon equivalent is Continuous Focus) is designed to ‘follow focus’ moving targets.

    Look through the viewfinder and position your AF point over your subject and half-press the shutter to continuously focus as you track it within your frame (learn more about how to use a viewfinder).

    Note, however, that unlike One-Shot focusing mode, AI Servo won’t beep when it achieves focus.

    PAGE 1: The best shutter speeds for sports photography
    PAGE 2: The best AF mode for sports photography
    PAGE 3: Getting subjects in focus
    PAGE 4: Using telephoto lenses
    PAGE 5: Capture action as it unfolds


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    Posted on Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 at 11:26 am under Photography Tips.

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