selecting af points

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  1. ISHUTTER

    ISHUTTER TPF Noob!

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    For shooting moving objects such as a car is it best to have just the center af point selected or all 7 of them?I do alot of panning shots and was thinking maybe the autofocus would "pick up" the subject better by using only 1 af point.Is this correct?The camera is a Digital Rebel XT.
     
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    I am a huge fan of the one point focusing. In the case of a pan I would go with the multi point. Seems a lot safer.
     
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    After I made the post I was thinking that the more af points used when panning would probably be better due to the fact you have more points to cover the moving subject.Keep in mind I am still very new to manual settings on a camera and I have tons of questions :D Thanks for the reply.
     

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