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The Nikon Autofocus System by Mike Hagen

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Lenses and Settings

In photography you’ll find that mastering the lens is just as important as mastering the camera body. It’s essential to understand what all the lens switches do and how they impact your photography. Also, it’s important to understand AF performance as a function of how old the lens is or what type of AF drive motor it has because those factors play a big role in how quickly the lens acquires and tracks focus. It is worth your time to learn as much as you can about your lens because it is critical to achieving AF excellence.

Lens Barrel Switches

Each year Nikon lenses seem to get more and more complex with extra features and switches. Let’s go through the AF switches on most Nikon lens barrels so you will understand what ...

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