Back Button Focusing?

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Leonard Migliore
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Re: Back Button Focusing?
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bobgeorge wrote:

I was just watching some YouTube videos on the pros of Back Button focusing.

Wondering....how many of you use that technique and do you see a real benefit?

Thanks in advance!

I use back button focusing because it separates the actions of focusing and of taking the picture. I use it with continuous autofocus (I believe most people do it this way). That way, I can press and release to have single servo or keep my finger on the button to have continuous servo. I can preset focus to a desired point and recompose.

The only downside is that if you hand the camera to someone else to take your picture, you will be out of focus.

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