how can the NEX auto-focus miss these shots?

Started Feb 17, 2014 | Discussions thread
andrewD2 Veteran Member • Posts: 9,005
Re: how can the NEX auto-focus miss these shots?

I don't trust face detect, the edge of the face with the background often has a higher contrast than the features of the face. Sharp ears and blurry eyes are no good to me.

Fire a few shots off with the spot focus on the face (eye if you are close enough) and you'll have a choice of sharp shots AND expressions. Also if you use "DMF" you'll have the zoom in fine focus on the right area.

Try 2 shots with flexible spot to get the shot well enough and avoid subject from getting bored then fine tune the 3rd if she is still there!


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