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06-14-2015, 01:00 AM   #1
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Focus-priority question

I was trying to get Catch-In-Focus working on my camera and noticed something strange. All this time I have Custom Setting 12 (AF.S Setting) set to Focus-Priority but I'm still able to get the shutter release even if the subject is not in focus.

Would there be a reason why this setting is over-ridden? My guess is something to do with another setting like the AE-L button performing the AF instead of the shutter button, or something along those lines? Looked through the manual and searched forum but couldn't find the answer. Would appreciate some help. Thanks!

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Users who have set the AF to trigger only via the rear AF button will not be able to use catch-in focus unless they also allow AF via the shutter button.

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shutter speed too slow?
06-14-2015, 10:40 PM   #4
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Sorry, I shouldn't have mentioned CIF. My main question was why focus-priority setting was still allowing me to release the shutter even though the subject is not in focus. Is there an overriding setting to allow this?


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