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Old Apr 7, 2007, 6:56 PM   #1
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Ok, I have a really dumb question. On my DL, I want to be able to autofocus on my subject then recompose the shot but every time I do this, the AF refocuses on what it think the new subject is. How do I lock the subject so I can recompose with screwing up the AF?
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Old Apr 7, 2007, 7:05 PM   #2
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sounds like you're on continuous auto focus. you change that in the menues somewhere..... check out the manual if you can't figure it out, i don't remember exactly where it is.

i'm assuming you know about half pressing and holding the shutter button? sometimes even when you do that if you don't hold the half press quite firmly it will refocus.

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Old Apr 8, 2007, 2:30 AM   #3
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OOPS NM.... read to fast, The half press not released was mentioned.


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Old Apr 8, 2007, 3:02 AM   #4
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Go into the custom setting and de-couple the AF from the shutter button. Enable the OK button to be your focus. Set the center AF point - point the camera at the thing you want in focus - push the OK button - once the focus is set - release the OK button. Compose and shoot.

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