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Changing focus point on D5100

Skyco

Roanoke Island, US
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"RE: Changing focus point on D5100"

Skyco Silver Member Nikonian since 12th Mar 2012
Wed 22-Aug-12 12:52 AM

>I am thinking about buying one of these as a travel camera. I
>currently own a D3 and D300 and, with both, I can move the
>focus point around looking through the viewfinder while
>toggling a small pad on the rear of the camera. My question
>is, can I do the same with a D5100 or can I only do it in Live
>View mode? If it can only be done in LV what sort of focus
>point challenges does it raise if any?

Hi Graham ,

The D3100 lets you move focus points so I'd think that the D5100 will to.
However here is the link to Nikon's Digitutor which gives a good walk through for the camera.
http://www.nikondigitutor.com/eng/d5100/index.html

Hope it helps,

Well Wishes,
Ken

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