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Old Jan 30, 2005, 6:10 PM   #1
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I have been reading my manual and other books and I was just wondering in general what the best AF mode is AF-S or AF-C If I understand right the AF-C mode continually focuses and refocuses.. Is that right.. it would seen that AF-C would be the best mode to be in but I could have that all wrong

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Old Jan 30, 2005, 10:47 PM   #2
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AF-S or AF-Single (not to be confused with the AF-S denomination of certain lenses) is used for static subject matter. AF-Continuous is used for tracking moving subjects. For AF-C it would be a good idea to switch to Dynamic AF to use all the AF points together in tracking the subject, as opposed to a single one (the center one for example), where if the subject leaves that spot long enough the camera may refocus on something else.
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Old Jan 31, 2005, 6:09 AM   #3
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A big difference between AF-C and AF-S is that in AF-C the camera will fire, when you push the shutter release button all the way down, regardless of whether the subject is in focus. In AF-S the shutter will only fire when the camera detects that the subject is in focus. Using AF-C requirespractice to get the technique right and avoid out of focus shots.
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