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Zlatko

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Re: Initial impression after using 6D... now 2 weeks later
« Reply #15 on: March 23, 2013, 12:09:09 PM »
Hydrogen, thanks for your detailed explanation.  I understand much better now.

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Re: Initial impression after using 6D... now 2 weeks later
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Re: Initial impression after using 6D... now 2 weeks later
« Reply #16 on: March 23, 2013, 02:57:31 PM »
After using all three methods, traditional, back button AF, back button AF off, I settled on the last, it has all the advantages of independent control that traditional doesn't, but not the thumb committing and tiring disadvantage of method two. I strongly recommend people play with all their settings to find out what works best for them in any particular scenario.

I shoot like private does with AF-On as AF Off, and I really like it for the same reasons he mentions.
It blows the mind of my bird shooting friends, but it works well for me.  I find that I find the need to kill AF far more than I find selectively activating AF useful.
6D, Sigma 35/1.4, 40STM, 50/1.4, 70-200/4 IS, 430ex II
T2i, 17-55/2.8 IS, 270ex

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Re: Initial impression after using 6D... now 2 weeks later
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