Why does everyone want more AF points?

Started Aug 25, 2008 | Discussions thread
gml Senior Member • Posts: 1,023
Re: Why does everyone want more AF points?

brianric wrote:

I'm an event photographer, and like the 1DMkIII with 19 AF points to
choose from. Problem happens when shooting two people side by side.
Center point not going to help, and I rarely focus then recompose.


Tracking is not an issues for me (I don't do it but head & shoulder portraits with fast lenses is a hit and miss experience with the 9 AF points.

That's why we need more. Maybe not 45 (will crowd the smaller xxD viewfinder) but 19 would be ideal - preferably all of them f2.8-sensitive.

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