Flowers, bees and butterflies. Canon 7D and EF-s 60 macro

Started Sep 24, 2012 | Discussions thread
phill104 Veteran Member • Posts: 3,756
Re: Randy, Atoche, and Wolfbane ...

Sett wrote:

Do you manually focus on the butterflies? I seem to have a hard time getting the focus right...

No, I use back button focus to quickly focus roughtly on the subject at the distance I need then remove my finger brom the focus button then physically move nearer/further from the subject to get the focus point I desire. I used to use manual focus (select the magnification then move to get the subject sharp) only but with Back Button Focus you can use a combination of both without having to physicaly flick the switch on the lens. On the 7D it is really easy to setup your camer like that and store that setting as a custom setting. I have it on C1 so when I put on my macro lens I can quickly get the right basic setup and adjust as required.

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