D700 Focus confirmation beep query

Started Dec 24, 2008 | Discussions thread
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AshMills Contributing Member • Posts: 827
D700 Focus confirmation beep query

I personally prefer the beep to the red viewfinder confirmation for focus, but if I have the camera set to release priority , (rather than focus priority) I no longer get a beep.

Is this a little glitch, or am I missing something?

Surely focus confirmation is even more important when priority is given for release so that, in the heat of it, you know you have (or havn't) got focus before a shot?

Also is there a way I can work in Manual focus, and then AF with a button? The AFON button doesnt seem to do anything in MF mode. Sometimes I like MF, with the ability to get a momentary AF (used to on my E3 all the time) and I miss that.

Many thanks in advance for any help.

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