Having problems with your Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR Camera Digital Camera with 17-85mm IS USM Lens ?
Which of the three options of focusing to use on my canon 40d
Okay, since you're photographing subjects that aren't moving very quickly, start with the One-Shot AF. Use Manual AF point selection to choose the focus point yourself. If left to its own, the camera probably will focus on the nearset object.
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Which of the three options of focusing to use on my canon 40d
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