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txstone12

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"RE: Help me out please"

txstone12 Gold Member Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 12th Feb 2012
Thu 01-Nov-12 09:47 PM

>I like your images as they are.
>
>Yet, I had the opportunity to try myself the D800 at the
>recent ANPAT 12.
>Some conclusions on focus tracking, important to me because of
>some other settings findings (reconfirming what was found on
>the D700, D7000 and others before):
>a) Best AF tracking was obtained using Dynamic 21 focus points
>(not 1, 9 or 51)
>b) Focusing Mode AF-C
>c) Must keep the priority sensor over the subject while
>tracking (use AF-ON)
>d) On subjects as close as your dog, try to maintain focus on
>the eyes.
>e) Don't be afraid to raise ISO higher, for faster shutter
>speeds.

JRP, would you be kind enough to share your experience by telling us what type of subjects you were photographing on your recent ANPAT? Was this the NM ANPAT mentioned in this week's Newsletter? Curious about what type of experience led you to prefer 21-pt Dynamic area AF too?

Thank you,



David

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