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Re: 5D MK iii - Help a n00b select AF modes
« Reply #15 on: March 14, 2013, 04:41:39 AM »
I have a Mark iii and I mostly use single point (center) plus A1 servo.  I take mostly photos of wildlife and my biggest challenge is to capture birds on the wing.  This combination works extremely well for me.  I'm constantly amazed at how quickly the autofocus locks on to a subject.
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Re: 5D MK iii - Help a n00b select AF modes
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Re: 5D MK iii - Help a n00b select AF modes
« Reply #16 on: March 14, 2013, 02:30:51 PM »
We all crow about needing better/more AF points but we mostly shoot single point. I do too, just sayin'

yeah but its about being ble to place that point anywhere and it be effective unlike the 5Dmk2 outer 8 points

the new AF system even the outside points work well so you can get away from needing to focus and recompose style shooting

just sayin ;)

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Re: 5D MK iii - Help a n00b select AF modes
« Reply #17 on: March 15, 2013, 12:30:22 AM »
Found this video. Maybe it will help!

https://vimeo.com/40759341

I am currently looking for advice on this too. There are so many options on this camera so I think it may take a while for me to figure out what I like.
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Re: 5D MK iii - Help a n00b select AF modes
« Reply #17 on: March 15, 2013, 12:30:22 AM »