How To Use Focus Modes In Canon Rebel T3I


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Focus modes

Your camera's Auto-Focus is pretty amazing. It's speedy, it's able to work in surprisingly low light, and it's often able to figure out exactly what your subject is. For most situations, Auto-Focus will give you all the focusing power that you need. By default, your Auto- Focus works in one-shot mode. This is the Auto-Focus procedure that you're already used to. You half-press the Shutter button, you wait for the camera to beep to indicate that it's locked focus and you double-check that the focus point it has chosen is correct then you press the Shutter button the rest of the way to take the shot. If you're manually choosing a focus point, then your process will be a little bit different as we discussed earlier.

Your camera has two other focus modes though. Servo Focus which attempts to track a moving subject in your scene and always keep it in focus, and AI focus which attempts to automatically determine whether to use one-shot or Servo Focus. AF is your Auto-Fo...

Focus modes
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Focus modes provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Shooting with the Canon Rebel T3i (600D and Kiss X5)

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