Value of Cross-hair AF sensor points

Started Oct 10, 2011 | Discussions thread
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
Mister Mike
Regular MemberPosts: 327
Like?
Value of Cross-hair AF sensor points
Oct 10, 2011

I was shooting at dusk with my A550 and had much better success getting an auto focus lock using the camera's center cross-hair focus sensor point than I did with the other 8 line types. To compensate I would use the center one and half-press and then recompose. This led me to wonder how much extra value more cross-hair focus points have in real life shooting, and how many are enough? So, if you have a camera with more, how much do you use them, appreciate them, want more?

-- hide signature --

'Better' is the enemy of 'Good Enough'.

ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow