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Back button focus (AF-On) with the D5100


Plymouth, UK
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PRW Silver Member Nikonian since 27th Apr 2002
Tue 25-Sep-12 11:51 AM

Just a quick question.

I use the AF-ON button to focus with my D300, with the AF removed from the shutter button.

I am considering buying a D5100, and I know you can set the back button to AF-ON, but I cannot see a setting to remove AF from the shutter. Is this done automatically when setting the back button to AF-ON? I don't want the shutter to focus at all.

I have searched the internet, only to get conflicting information, and the downloaded D5100 manual is pretty vague.


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