Have you ever faced a low light or low contrast subject and discovered that, despite the viewfinder showing a confirmed AF lock, the camera actually missed critical focus?
If you answered yes, then you’re certainly not alone. You fell victim to the “false positive” AF lock – and it can be a heart breaker.
When I run across that scenario myself, I use the technique outlined in the video below to help overcome the problem. Plus, it works especially well for wildlife subjects with “challenging” facial structure too (deep-set eyes, slanted faces, – you know, the kinds of things where it’s tough to get right on the eye.
If you’re like me and are a stickler for a sharp eyeball, then you’re gonna love this video.
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