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12-05-2010, 07:41 PM   #1
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focus does not stay locked

I use the center point focus option on my K20D, I wait for the green hexagon and the beep, and then I recompose. I have been shooting like this for some time with no problems, but last time I got out my camera, when I recompose, it beeps and the green hexagon beeps and it refocuses where I don't want it to. This problem I'm having happens when pressing shutter halfway or having my thumb on AF. Maybe I accidentally changed a setting? Any tips? Thanks.

12-05-2010, 07:54 PM   #2
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Make sure you're in AF.S and not AF.C. There's a little toggle switch on the left front of the camera, and it should be easily accessible by your left hand when you're holding the camera as if you would go and take a photo.

Have a read up on page 104-105 of your user manual when you have time too, for more info.
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thanks a lot; that was it!
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