D7100 User Settings for Safari

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DanielBme
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D7100 User Settings for Safari
5 months ago

Hi, just got a D7100 with the 80-400G vr lens and have a question on AF Modes. I'm going on a safari in 5 days and need to get up to speed as much as possible. Previously I used a D90 so am somewhat familiar with Nikon bodies but this is bit of a different beast!  My backup camera is a Fuji XT-1.

My main concern is setting the U1 and U2 settings and this is where I could use some help.

Here's how I have it set so far and I'd like to get some feedback if you think I've done good and maybe what I might be missing or should look into...

U1

AF-S

Single point

AF-S set to Focus Priority

Auto ISO is set to Max 6400 and Minimum Auto (right in the middle)

Raw

U2

AF-C

Auto Area D21

AE-L/AF-L set to AF ON

AF-C set to Release Priority

Auto ISO is set to Max 6400 and Minimum Auto (right in the middle)

Raw

Any assistance is appreciated!

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