Back button focus

Started Feb 11, 2014 | Discussions thread
Shop cameras & lenses ▾
ForumParentFirstPrevious
Flat view
diness Senior Member • Posts: 1,650
Back button focus
1

Curious question of the day... What does back button focus do that half pressing the shutter can't do? Why do some prefer this method? Sorry if this is dumb but they seem to be the same to me?

 diness's gear list:diness's gear list
Canon EOS 6D Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0L USM Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM
ForumParentFirstPrevious
Flat view
ForumParentFirstPrevious
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow