Focussing on faces in groups

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LuxShots Contributing Member • Posts: 680
Re: What you tried Face Detect Autofocus?

The-Boogie-Knight wrote:

LuxShots wrote:

This should track the face and keep that face after you recompose. You may have to make sure you don't have a different priority focus point if you recompose from portrait to landscape registered, or this may cause the focus point to shift.

Cheers. If I set a big area it works, but then I have to cycle through the faces as that area covers them all. If I set a small area, it locks on but stops doing so as soon as the face leaves that area I've set (even if I'm in C-AF). It works in just Face/Eye, but then I have the problem of picking the face from the group.

Another thing you can do is use the tracking feature. Unfortunately, it's not as reliable as face detect.

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