How to set up autofocus on your DSLR

How to set up autofocus on your DSLR

How autofocus systems work

How autofocus systems work

How autofocus systems work

How to set up autofocus on your DSLR

AF is a key camera functions, most models offer a simple way of changing modes. Here we show how to set it on five popular DSLRs from the leading brands. If you own a different model you’ll find it follows a similar set-up

CANON EOS 5500

How to set up autofocus on your DSLR

How to set up autofocus on your DSLR

 

AF MODE: Press the AF button on the four-way control. Choose One Shot, Al Focus or Al Servo mode.
AF POINTS: Press the AF point selection button on the top right of the camera’s rear. Use tie input dial by the shutter release to choose automatic or manual point selection. If manual, use the four-way control to choose the AF point.

NIKON d5100
AF MODE: Press the info (i) button and scroll to Focus mode. Press ОИ and use the four-way control to select AF-A, AF-S, AF-C or manual focus. Press OK to confirm.
AF POINTS: Press the info button and scroll down to the AF-area mode option. Choose between Single-point AF or Auto-Area AF. With single-point AF, use the four-way control to choose an AF point.
OLYMPUS E-SERES
AF MODE: Press OK and scroll to the AF mode option. Press OK again and choose between

How autofocus systems work

How autofocus systems work

S-AF (single-shot AF), C-AF (continuous AF) and MF (manual focus).
AF POINTS: Press OK and scroll to the AF Area option. You can then use the command dial to select all the AF points or select an individual point

PENTAX K-SER1ES
AF MODE: Press the MENU button and use the four way control to select AF Mode. AF.S is the single-shot AF mode, while AF.C is continuous AF mode.
AF POINTS: Press the MENU button and use the four-way control to go down to Select AF point. Choose from Auto, multi-point or spot AF (the camera uses the central AF point only.

SONY ALPHA 580
AF MODE: Press Fn and choose the Autofocus mode option using the four way control. Choose between AF-S AF-A or AF-C mode.
AF POINTS: Press the Fn button and choose the AF area option using the four-way control. Choose between Wide (all points), Spot (centre point) and Local (manual selection of any of the AF points)

468 ad

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>