Join Steve Simon for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring a few more options in advanced autofocus, part of Performance Tuning the Nikon D800 and D810.
- View Offline
- Okay, this is the last of the autofocus movies…where I have a few others advanced features…I wanted to talk to you about.…At this point though I just wanted to stop…and mention to you, I don't want you to feel…overwhelmed by all the various features…that we're dealing with here, especially some of…the features we're going to talk about now,…I mean you might find that there's a time…where it makes sense for you to use it…or at least I've put it in your head so when…you approach a photographic situation…you remember "ah, this might work."…But most of the time, I'm keeping it simple.…I'm just using a very simple process,…and I'm not changing all the time.…
So that said, let's talk about a few more…autofocus features that are in the custom settings menu…that I wanted to make you aware of because they…can be very useful.…One of them is a3, and that is focus tracking…with lock-on.…If I go to a3, you'll see that you have…up to five, which is long, and then you've got it off.…If I turn it off, this means when I'm back…
In this course, photographer, author, and educator Steve Simon demonstrates a set of customization strategies aimed at making the D800 and D810 far more responsive.
- Configuring back button autofocus
- Working in single-point autofocus
- Using dynamic-area and group-area autofocus
- Exploring advanced autofocus in the D800 and D810
- Working in live view
- Reviewing best practices for Nikon shooting