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Mastering the Nikon COOLPIX A by Darrell Young

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Chapter 8Autofocus, AF-Area, and Release Modes

Autofocus, AF-area, and Release modes are active settings that you’ll deal with each time you use your camera. Unlike adjusting the other menu settings from time to time, you’ll use autofocus, AF-area, and Release modes every time you make an image or movie.

To take pictures and make movies you need to be very familiar with these settings, so this is an important chapter for your mastery of the Nikon COOLPIX A. Grab your camera and let’s get started!

This chapter is divided into three main sections:

• Section 1: Autofocus Modes

• Section 2: AF-Area Modes

• Section 3: Release Modes

As you know, the Nikon COOLPIX A does not have a built-in viewfinder. You can purchase the relatively expensive Nikon ...

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