I want to take some smart photos of myself with my Canon 250D. I have it set to 18mm so I can stand a bit away from the tripod. I then put the camera on a 10 second self timer. Eye AF is on.
When I am close to the camera I have tried tapping the screen to track where my head is, and a green square appears. However, as I get further away this stays in the same place and doesn't track me. The issue seems to be that when the shutter button is pressed the focus locks on to whatever is in focus at that time, hence when I enter the frame it didn't track me like it normally would.
I am using Auto shooting mode.
Focusing works completely fine without the Self Timer but I need it. I have found I can get slightly better results by switching from Auto Focus to Manual Focus and fiddling around with it a bit but its not an ideal solution.