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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