how can the NEX auto-focus miss these shots?

Started Feb 17, 2014 | Discussions thread
Richt2000 Senior Member • Posts: 2,900
Re: how can the NEX auto-focus miss these shots?

Probably nothing you are doing wrong.

You'll probably get better results with single point af (small) though, and focus on the nearest eye. You don't say what lens you are using, but make sure you aren't too close and you are not inside the minimum focus distance of the lens

NEX cameras are very hit and miss with AF, especially multi zone modes. I use them for landscape / travel shots mainly. Stopping down the lens a little to give you more DoF will help.

Don't get me wrong, I am an A7r and Nex7 user and love the cameras, but I don't use these cameras for people much - DSLR or m43 cameras nail the focus for portraits...

hopefully the new A6000 will improve things.

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