Explore autofocus custom functions Canon 5D Mark III


show more The Canon 5D Mark III gives operators the ability to create their own custom autofocus functions. This can make it simpler for photographers to take specific types of pictures depending on the environment and camera settings. Watch this online training video and explore the autofocus custom functions of your camera. show less
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Exploring autofocus custom functions

Starting on the second page of the autofocus tab are a bunch of functions for customizing the autofocus capabilities of your Mark III. We're not going to go through all of these in great detail. I'm going to call out some particularly useful ones. You can find explanations of all of them starting on page 94 of your manual. First off, we have AI Servo 1st image priority. If you've used servo focus at all, you know that sometimes, after you've half-pressed the shutter button to start servo tracking, when you press it the rest of the way, the camera won't necessarily take a picture of that moment.

If it's in the middle of searching for focus, or if it doesn't think it's got an image that's in focus, it simply won't shoot. If I open this up, I can see that by default, servo focus is set to try and balance between when I press the shutter button, and when I may have focus. In other words, when I press the button all the way down, it's going to go wel...

Exploring autofocus custom functions
Video duration: 4m 50s 5h 30m Beginner Updated Feb 04, 2016

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The Canon 5D Mark III gives operators the ability to create their own custom autofocus functions. This can make it simpler for photographers to take specific types of pictures depending on the environment and camera settings. Watch this online training video and explore the autofocus custom functions of your camera.

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5D Mark III
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