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briantilley

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"RE: Focus points"

briantilley Gold Member Deep knowledge of bodies and lens; high level photography skills Donor Ribbon awarded for his support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 26th Jan 2003
Wed 17-Oct-12 08:24 AM

OK - so there's your problem. It's not possible to choose an AF point with the camera in that mode - the camera determines which AF point(s) to use based on where the closest object is positioned in the frame.

Change to Single-area AF or plain Dynamic-area AF (i.e. without closest subject priority) and you'll be able to select the AF point you want. Single-area AF is the lowest of the four positions for the AF-Area selector on the rear of the camera

The only way the lens affects this issue is that, if the lens is in MF, it forces the camera into Single-area AF - whatever AF-Area Mode you had chosen.

Brian
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A general, generic topic Focus points [View all] , OldanForgotten , Tue 16-Oct-12 04:47 PM
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