Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring the autofocus modes on the Fuji X-T1, part of Fuji X-T1: Tips and Techniques.
- The X-T1 provides three different autofocus modes,…each tailored to a very different focus situation.…You change the focus mode by navigating…to the autofocus setting of the first shooting menu.…Scroll down to AF Mode.…Inside there, you'll find entries for the three modes…the X-T1 provides.…Single point, zone, and wide tracking.…Single point mode is the default,…and the one you're probably used to from other cameras.…It focuses on a single point in the camera's field of view…which gives you precise control over exactly…where you want to focus.…
By default, the camera will use the center focus point,…but you can change this in two ways.…First, you can select a different point,…and second, you can change the size of the focus point…so that the camera analyzes a larger area.…So, I'm gonna leave this set on single point for now.…To alter the focus point while you're shooting,…simply press the down button on the D-pad…on the back of the camera.…You can then use the other buttons to move the point around.…After pressing the down button,…
In this course, photographer and educator Ben Long demonstrates a set of customization strategies aimed at making the Fuji X-T1 far more responsive and effective. That way, you can focus on composition and creativity, and let your camera handle the rest.
- Using the viewfinder and LCD
- Understanding the F and E locks
- Improving focus on the Fuji X-T1
- Choosing third-stop shutter speeds
- Exploring shallow depth of field
- Spot metering
- Exploring autofocus modes
- Controlling JPEG and RAW image results
- Customizing menus and buttons
- Working with lenses and accessories