7D Back button focus?

Started Dec 27, 2012 | Questions thread
Ubilam
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In reply to Wei Kelun, Jan 5, 2013

Wei Kelun wrote:

What are the advantages of using the back button to focus on the 7D? When people talk about "back button focussing", does that just mean that the AF-ON button is set via C.FnIV.1 to "Metering and AF start"? If so, then it seems to do exactly what pressing the shutter half-way does, so I don't see the point of using the button in the back... So I'm probably missing something.

Thanks!

Its a nuisance button placed exactly in the wrong place when holding heavier glass with grip and two batteries hand-held. I kept triggering it with my thumb sliding up. Move it over to the left side and replace the stupid 'Picture Styles' please Canon and make it a more optioninal / customizable button!

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