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    6 no-nonsense camera tricks you can use with any camera

    | Photography Tips | 10/08/2013 00:01am
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    6 no-nonsense camera tricks you can use with any camera

    Set the AF point

    Rather than letting your camera decide which AF point to use, take control yourself.

    When a camera sets the point it tends to look for the nearest subject towards the centre of the frame, so if your subject is off to the side because you’re using the rule of thirds there’s a risk that it won’t be sharp.

    Your camera’s manual will explain all you need to know, but you’re looking for an option called something like single-point AF.

    Then, when you’re composing a shot, you’ll need to press a button to activate AF point selection mode and use the navigation controls to select the point that overlies your subject.

    PAGE 1: Use a lens hod
    PAGE 2: Set the AF point
    PAGE 3: Use the AE Lock
    PAGE 4: Magnify the view when focusing manually
    PAGE 5: Use the self-timer
    PAGE 6: Activate the histogram view

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    Posted on Saturday, August 10th, 2013 at 12:01 am under Photography Tips.

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