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07-05-2011, 08:00 AM   #1
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Viewfinder focus points

I am new to photography and just purchased my first dslr. This forum helped in choosing my K-R. Jut came back from a weekend getaway and learned the hard way about selecting a high ISO setting. Destroyed about half the pitures I took. Lesson learened.

My question is directed at the focus points that show int he viewfinder/lcd display. I have selected the 11 points setting yet I only recall seeing only one red dot throughout my experience with the camera. Am I missing something? Would I have some other setting preventing it from displaying the multiple red dots indicating multiple focosed subjects? thanks for your responses.

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You probably have spot AF enabled. This is a separate setting from the 5/11-point setting for when you have green AF.

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07-05-2011, 10:56 AM   #3
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Adam, thanks for your quick reply. Good call. Did a bit more tweaking and now I can see multiple focus points. Thanks you very much.
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