Focus Points, Focus Drives Modes, and How to Use Them – Free Quick Guide

Do you understand the camera terminology AF-S, Single-Shot?

How about AI Servo or AF-C?

Do you know what a focus point is and how it works?

When is the right situation to use a focus area mode? How does that work?

How about a focus drive mode? What is that, and why is it super important?

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Have you ever taken a photo of a still subject that suddenly took off moving, and your image turned out blurry?

Understanding the focus points, focus area modes, and focus drive modes are critical to your advancement and success as a photographer.

This article will provide you with critical information to better use your camera in all situations regarding the autofocus systems.

Here is what we cover:

  • What are the focus points?
  • Types of AF points
  • AF-Area Modes
  • Focus Drive Modes
  • What situations can impact autofocus performance?

It doesn’t matter what camera model that you own; this information is vital.

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Cover Photo Credit: Jo Plumridge

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