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bobgcupertino Registered since 14th Jun 2013
Thu 01-Aug-13 11:40 PM

I am trying to determine a set of focus mode/ focus area mode settings tp facilitate shooting moving targets, such as birds in flight, seals swimming, people walking or running, etc.

It seems futile to use subject tracking because that requires I get the animal or person's head framed in the target area, and with eiither single area or auto area, that seems unlikely. With auto area, I don't know for sure if the focus area that is being tracked is the one with my subject in it. With single area, I need to press OK, then get the subject into the area, and press OK again, a lot to do in the space on 1 or 2 seconds.

Can someone set me straight? Should I just use auto area and AF-C and hope for the best?

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