Canon 5d III portrait focusing technique

Started Dec 10, 2012 | Discussions thread
ToddSC
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Re: Canon 5d III portrait focusing technique
In reply to Jack A. Zucker, Dec 19, 2012

I have assigned the * (asterisk) key to be my focus point so I focus using the center point and purposefully press the asterisk button to focus then reframe the shot and take it with a half press and shutter release.  That way I know the focus will not change.  I used to use the same technique you described but my half press sometimes would not hold the focus.

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