AF-ON button for sports focus?

Started Jul 11, 2010 | Discussions thread
jfriend00
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Re: AF-ON button for sports focus?
In reply to Joshua123, Oct 20, 2012

Joshua123 wrote:

RPK wrote:

ForĀ fast moving sports, do you prefer 9, 21 or 51 points? I often find focus is not on the point I selected, but elsewhere.

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I was wondering the same thing.  Also, I have missed several important shots not being in focus on my moving sports subject.

For a pretty detailed discussion of all the settings (including AF-ON and number of focus points) that affect focus performance on the D300 (and similarly for other high-end Nikon dSLRs), see this article: http://johnfriend.blogspot.com/2009/10/nikon-d300-auto-focus-for-sports-i.html

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