How accurate should one expect autofocus to be?

Started Mar 30, 2013 | Questions thread
jtan163
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Re: How accurate should one expect autofocus to be?
In reply to SixtenB, Mar 31, 2013

I don't have a D800 - in fact have never had a high end DSLR, so I might be off here, but might changing the release mode help?

I believe that for AF-S and AF-C you can choose to set the shutter to only release when the subject under the focus point is in focus, or you can set it to release as soon as the button is pressed, regardless of focus.

Checking that you are on focus priority instead of release priority might help.

I think it will be custom menu a-1 and a-2 as far as I can tell it seems to be the same on all Nikons.

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