D800 left - center - right AF tolerance + green LCD

Started Jan 29, 2013 | Discussions thread
Leonard Shepherd
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Re: now some More guidance (2) used by some advanced photographers
In reply to Marc Heijligers, Feb 3, 2013

Marc Heijligers wrote:

Most learn early on that autofocus can focus on the background when there is a less than ideal target at the centre of the viewfinder mark, though Nikon do not specifically mention this on page 100.

They do

Maybe you do not understand!

You have not mentioned that this guidance refers only to a small object in front of a larger object such as the building.

Nikon do not specifically mention the five other types of subject where autofocus might focus on the background.

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