Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Focus modes, part of Learning the Nikon D5200 and D5300.
- Your camera's autofocus is pretty amazing.…Modern cameras can work with very low light…and can often recognize your subject automatically.…Most of the time, you'll want to rely…on autofocus when shooting.…The autofocus mechanism can…really work in two different ways.…The first method is what you've already learned.…Simply, press the shutter button…half-way and let the camera autofocus.…Once it's locked focus, it'll then beep,…and the focus indicator will light up.…This means you're ready to shoot.…However, your camera can also…continue to track a moving subject for you.…
You learned about these focus points earlier.…To influence these, you'll need to track the subject.…Your camera offers three different autofocus modes.…First, make sure that the autofocus switch is on.…To change focus modes, press the…information edit button and use the…multi-selector to select focus mode.…Press okay and then use multi-selector…to select the desired choice…and press okay to store it.…AFS, or single-servo autofocus,…works best for stationary subjects.…
- Getting ready to shoot
- Shooting in scene modes
- Working with the built-in flash
- Changing ISO
- Focusing with modes or by hand
- Understanding shutter release mode
- Switching metering modes
- Shooting with an external flash
- Shooting video
Skill Level Beginner
1. Quick Start
2. A Closer Look at the Camera
3. Shooting in Programmed Auto Mode
4. Exploring Autofocus
5. Understanding Shutter-Release Modes
Using the self-timer2m 20s
6. Understanding Exposure Controls
7. Beyond the Basics
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