Autofocus AF-A / AF-S / AF-C

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  1. mschoelen

    mschoelen TPF Noob!

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    Could someone explain what the difference is? I have been looking front to back in the D-50 Manual, and it doesn't explain it at all. TIA!
     
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    abraxas No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    This might help;

    Autofocus (AF-A, AF-S, AF-C) - in AF-S mode, the camera locks focus when you halfway press the shutter release; in AF-C mode, the camera continues to focus even while the button is held down; the AF-A mode switches between the two automatically depending on the situation

    Found at:
    http://www.dcresource.com/reviews/nikon/d50-review/index.shtml
     
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    Perfect. thanks
     

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