Autofocus basics Nikon D800


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Autofocus basics

Your camera has an Autofocus feature, and for most of your shots it will provide faster, more accurate focus than you'll ever achieve using manual focus. However, Autofocus is not completely foolproof. You still have to use it properly to get good results, and you can learn everything you need to know about how to get good results with Autofocus in my Foundations of Photography: Exposure course. Using an autofocus camera like the D800 is very simple, but you do have to use Autofocus correctly, and the correct way to use Autofocus is that I frame my shot and than I press the Shutter button down halfway.

As I start to press it down, there is a little point where it wants to stop. That's the halfway point. It hasn't taken a picture yet, but there's a definable solid spot in there. When I get to the halfway point, the camera auto focuses. You might here the lens whirring around as it look for focus. And once it's got focus, it shows this dot on the left-hand side of my vi...

Autofocus basics
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Autofocus basics provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Shooting with the Nikon D800

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