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Using Af To Focus (Af Method) - Canon EOS Rebel T5 User Manual

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Using AF to Focus (AF Method)

Selecting the AF Method
You can select an AF method to suit the shooting conditions and your
subject. The following AF methods are provided: [FlexiZone - Single],
[uLive mode] (face detection, p.143), and [Quick mode] (p.148).
If you want to achieve precise focus, set the lens's focus mode switch to
<MF>, magnify the image, and focus manually (p.150).
FlexiZone - Single: d
The image sensor is used to focus. Although AF is possible with the Live View
image displayed, the AF operation will take longer than with the Quick
mode. Also, achieving focus may be more difficult than with the Quick mode.
AF point
Select the AF method.
Under the [z4] tab, select [AF
method]. (In Basic Zone modes, it is
under the [z2] tab.)
Select the desired AF method, then
press <0>.
While the Live View image is
displayed, you can press the <Q>
button to select the AF method on the
Quick Control screen (p.138).
Display the Live View image.
Press the <A> button.
The Live View image will appear on
the LCD monitor.
The AF point < > will appear.
Move the AF point.
Press the <S> cross keys to move the
AF point to where you want to focus. (It
cannot go to the edges of the picture.)
Press <0> to return the AF point to
the center. (If C.Fn-9 is set, hold down
the <O/L> button and press <0>.)

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