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Comparison of D600 vs. 700

EYeye

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"RE: The missing button..."

EYeye Silver Member Nikonian since 16th Sep 2012
Thu 20-Sep-12 03:01 AM

"In order to shoot AF-C focus priority, and in order to be able to do a focus/recompose, I *need* two buttons- AF-ON and an AF Lock button."

Bought D600 today and immediately ran into this problem.

PERHAPS a solution: Program the FUNC button (on front of body low down) to AF-ON. I did this, and can still use the AE-L AF-L button (which is of course programmable for many uses) and ALSO the "OK" buton to center the focus point when shooting AF-S.

Shot 50 or so quick shots at lunch and was OK with this.

OF COURSE, I'd rather have a dedicated button, but this way my fingers and thumb can easily find (I tried with eyes closed to success) these 3 controls. (Still programming shutter 1/2 press to lock exposure so I can recompose).

EYeye

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