STOP using Focus & Recompose

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Adam Filipowicz Regular Member • Posts: 385
STOP using Focus & Recompose
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STOP USING Focus and Recompose. When you focus using centre AF point and then recompose your shot, you tend to shift the focus plane behind the persons head and eyes are out of focus, So intead compose and then select an AF point thats closest to the eyes.

this is more and more important the faster the lens is. 1.2, 1.4, 2.8 with a shallow depth of field. if you are stopped down and have alot of focus depth then continue to use Focus and Recompose.

See this illustration.

See how recomposing shifts the focus plane!

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