5 Amazing Tips For Better Face And Eye Detection!

While subject detection (or face/eye detection) in our modern mirrorless cameras is often jaw-droppingly good, learning a few techniques for getting the most from it can take it to the next level.

In this video, I’ll share five techniques you can use the next time you’re out that will instantly improve your success with subject detection. These universal tips apply to pretty much any mirrorless camera that uses subject detection.

Take a look and get ready for those wall-hangers!

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Eric S
Eric S
8 days ago

Great set of tips! I am currently trying out both the Nikon Z6ii and Sony A7Riii and am having a bit of a challenge in settling in to one system, and getting comfortable with it. I too often get frustrated and grab the other rig when I am not getting acceptable results.
I have gleaned much useful information from BCG, so happy I joined the community!
Thank you, Steve, for all of your great content!

Brenda
Brenda
24 days ago

Serendipitous timing for me. I leave for Kenya this afternoon and found the Hippo/Elephant Single Point focus tip quite valuable! Thanks for the tips and also your two thumbs up for the lates z9 3.01 firmware update. I have it downloaded to a card, but was hesitant to install. I will move forward with the update!

Dayalan
Dayalan
26 days ago

Thanks for these tips Steve, very useful.

Werner
26 days ago

Thanks Steve. Your gibts are allways so helpful

Gary
Gary
27 days ago

Thank you Steve,
This been a great help,
…………. Gary
…………………..AU

Brian E Small
27 days ago

Hey Steve,
On the Sony A1 how do you determine whether to use AF tracking or not with a particular AF area?

Brian E Small
27 days ago
Reply to  Steve Perry

Yeah………..that’s kind of how I do it. Was just wondering if I was missing something definitive but it seems like trial and error in most circumstances for me. Thanks for the reply.

Bob Cote
Bob Cote
27 days ago

Thanks Steve. Now just need to get out and practice.

David Sneddon
David Sneddon
27 days ago

Hey Steve, love it. The practical and detailed explanations you use here and always are so so easy to understand and follow, great share pal.

James May
James May
27 days ago

Thanks for your tips love all your ebooks got them all!

Neale
Neale
27 days ago

Thanks as always very helpful

Bill Vanderford
Bill Vanderford
27 days ago

Awesome video as usual Steve, thanks for the advise.