D800 AF-ON and AF-C

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BJN
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On a tripod, use contrast detect (live view).
In reply to primeshooter, 10 months ago

If you really need critical focus, don't mess with the phase-detect system at all. Live view is the only really precise focusing tool on the camera. PDAF points aren't indicated precisely in the viewfinder, and they're not perfect no matter what mode you're using. The reflex finder isn't very useful for manual focusing.

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