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06-06-2016, 01:10 AM   #16
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1) With AF or with Catch in Focus?
2) How about three cross-points (central one and two neighbouring points)? Do these three offer better focussing/reliability than 'straight' focussing points?
3) How about f=2.8 glass?
4) How about Live View focussing (i.e. Face Recognition)?
All 25 points in the middle are cross type. If you use SEL-S/M and include the central 3 points in your selection, then you'll also be benefiting from the 3 points that are more sensitive with fast lenses, but I don't think it makes that much of a practical difference.

For CIF you should either use A-9 or spot focus if you can accurately predict the location of your subject. Remember that CIF requires AF.S, hence no SEL-S mode.

You won't want to use live view for moving objects, but for everyday use I'd recommend either the auto mode, or the face detection mode if you're doing family photos.

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