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Old 12-28-2012, 02:55 PM   #10106
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Originally Posted by Verdugo View Post
I usually only use the full 51 point auto focus when I'm in a pinch. I haven't had good luck with the 3D with moving objects in the past, but on the D4 it was vastly improved. The good thing is that you have a lot of single focus points now, so you have a bit more freedom in composition, especially when you're on a tripod, since you won't have to focus first then recompose as much anymore.
I ended up spending my lunch break reading about the auto focus system.

Looks like I may not want to use all 51 points, but perhaps the 21 or even 9 point depending on the situation. This blog item was very helpful:

This is definitely a camera body that I can grow into. Now I just need to start buying better glass.
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