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Friday
Aug202010

Learn About Focal Points

Updated on Friday, August 20, 2010 at 8:39PM by Registered CommenterTom S.

All of my photographs that I take are out of focus, why? I've heard this question asked twice in a little over a week and they had the same answer.

 

In most of the new cameras, especially the DSLRs, there is more then one “focal point”, what some manufacturers call "AF Frames". Meaning there is more then one area used by the camera to determine focus. If you are a beginner or someone that has come up to a DSLR from a “point and shoot” or an older film camera it is easy to get confused. All “point and shoot” cameras that I know of have one "focal point" and it is at the center of the view finder.

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