Robert Patterson

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Author Robert Patterson
  • Camera: Canon, EOS 20D
  • ISO: 400
  • Shutter: 1/5000
  • Aperture f5.6
  • Focal Length: 220mm
  • Resolution 1200 x 800
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Camera Focus Tips

Author: Robert Patterson
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Let's say you want to photograph a moving pet, on a bright day, against a uniform background - what should your focus setting be? Photographer Robert Patterson goes through the basics of your camera's focus settings, as well as which of the three most common options best fits a given situation. Manual focus, one-shot autofocus, and servo autofocus all have very different uses. Understanding how to focus a camera will put you on the right track to stunning, consistent photography. So let's get started!

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to choose the right focus setting.
  • How to use manual focus.
  • How to use one-shot autofocus.
  • How to use servo autofocus.

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