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D7100: AF focuses on background a lot?


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Clint S

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"RE: D7100: AF focuses on background a lot?"

Clint S Silver Member Nikonian since 02nd Jan 2011
Sun 05-May-13 04:27 AM

I had similar issues when I moved to the D7000. So I simply removed possile causes -

Use spot metering
Set
- autofocus mode to AF-S
- AF-Are Mode select Single point AF
- Set the center focusing point and lock the control
- a2 to Focus
- a3 - Off
- b4 - 6mm
- f4 - None (just use the shutter button)
- Turn on beep (d1)

try these settings with a couple of lenses

If your photos are regularly focused on the wrong area - then it is time to take a real good look at the camera

If your shots are cosnistently coming out focused as desired - then you have invested time correlating how this camera's focus and metering sytem works within your expectations. Start changing things like AF-S to AF-C 9 points, then change the metering to spot and matrix, etc.

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