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Questions tagged [back-button-autofocus]

The use of a button on the rear of a camera to focus, as opposed to the typical half-press of the shutter button.

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Is it necessary to use focus point selection if I use back button focusing?

I'm a beginner in photography who just started using back button focusing.
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How to enable back button focus on a Canon EOS 1300D?

I have recently switched cameras to a Canon EOS 1300D and I am unable to find how to enable back button focus. Does anyone know how to enable it?
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How do I lock the exposure if I'm using back button focus? (Nikon D7200)

The AE-L/AF-L button on my Nikon D7200 is set to focus the camera. I like this setting, but then I don't have a quick way to lock the exposure settings. The only way I know how to do it is to switch ...
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Can I use touch-to-focus on my Canon 80D with focus set to the AF-On button?

My Canon 80D has a touch to focus function. It works on auto mode, but I have changed my auto focus function to AF-ON button from half shutter button — and it doesn't now. I changed my auto focus ...
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Why is my Nikon D750 not autofocusing?

I bought a brand new Nikon D750. I'm upgrading from a D3100, big jump, I know. I've shot in manual mode and alternated between auto focus and manual focus depending on the subject. I thought I wasn't ...
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Back button in canon

I recently changed my camera to the back button focus instead of the half shutter settings. But now that I focus pressing the back button to focus and then shoot with the shutter I was wondering if I ...
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After you've set it up, how do you use back-button autofocus on a Nikon D7000? [duplicate]

How do you use back button focus? I need to know for practice...to see if I am doing it right. What are the steps, once my camera has been properly set?