focusing question

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  1. swmocity

    swmocity TPF Noob!

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    i am having trouble focusing on multiple subjects,cant seem to get everything in focus...i know i have to use a high aperture number like 8 or 11..some where around there...a few questions? where should i keep the focus point at? the center?... and also the metering mode..what exactly is that used for?
     
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    Focus about 1/3rd the way into the frame. There is more DOF behind your focus point than in front of it.

    Here is a little more info on metering modes.
     

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