6D - What are the other 10 AF points for?

Started Jun 12, 2014 | Discussions thread
OP kbdkbd Regular Member • Posts: 205
Re: 6D - What are the other 10 AF points for?

Right in the Canon spec for 6D. I should have read this first.

AF Points
11 points

Center: cross-type at f/5.6; vertical line-sensitive at f/2.8.

Upper and lower AF points: vertical line-sensitive AF at f/5.6.

Other AF points: Horizontal line-sensitive AF at f/5.6.

This explains it all: http://www.the-digital-picture.com/Photography-Tips/Canon-EOS-DSLR-Autofocus-Explained.aspx

Now does anyone know what Nerv0usT1ck was getting at with this:

"Now that you have regained faith in the various other points, do yourself a favor and configure the selection wheel to select the focus points. I dont even have to take my eye from the viewfinder if I dont want to."

Is he talking about a method to set the rear wheel to cycle through all of the AF points similar to the way in which the front dial does on a T4i so I don't have to use the front and rear dials? If so, how do I set this up?

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