Question about using spot AF on 7D

Started Jun 23, 2010 | Discussions thread
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Flying Fish
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Question about using spot AF on 7D
Jun 23, 2010

Spot AF is generally recommended if you want precise focus, say on a bird's eye, or on a bird surrounded by twigs and branches. My question is what are the downsides of using spot AF? Is there any reason not to use it all the time instead of center AF point with one-shot AF? If there is reason, when would it not be so good?

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