Need help with focusing issue.

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Clive99 Contributing Member • Posts: 715
Re: Need help with focusing issue.

charley5 wrote:

Hi Everyone:

I am having a frustrating time with a focusing issue and I need help to solve it. I focus on the face of the person initially by pressing down the shutter half way. Then, because I want the face to be at the top third of the frame, I move the camera (with the shutter still half-way depressed) usually to chest level, and press all the way down. Their chest then is well focused in the final image but their face is not. This is really frustrating. I have lost several good shots in this way. What may be the problem? I use single point focusing and 9 squares. Thanks for any suggestions. Here are two examples:

Don't use 9 squares. That's zone, not single point. I find it unpredictable.  I use the largest single point that can fit on the area of the suject i want in focus.

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