Using the Nikon Autofocus System
with Mike Hagen
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15 Bird in Flight with Autofocus05:30
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About The Class
Autofocus modes to suit every style of shooting.
Join Mike Hagan, Nikonians Academy Director, to learn how to make the most of this often-overlooked function of your digital SLR.
- How to set your focus within the menu settings and overall various camera settings
- How to use autofocus patterns and area modes
- How to use servo modes and lens configurations
How Autofocus Works06:39
Focus Servo Modes09:02
Impacts on Autofocus16:17
Mode Selector Switch & Multi Selector05:28
The AF-ON & Back Button Focus12:45
Autofocus for Portraiture05:54
Macro Photography with Autofocus04:39
Landscape with Autofocus07:04
Bird in Flight with Autofocus05:30
Outdoor Sports with Autofocus08:05
Indoor Events with Autofocus09:18
Mike Hagen is a professional photographer, author, and workshop leader. He's taught hundreds of workshops and thousands of students over the years on just about all photo topics including camera gear, studio lighting, Photoshop®, Lightroom®, landscape, travel, and digital workflow. ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
80% of students recommend this class.
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Good course! I am a beginner and this course helped me a lot. I agree with some students that a better work could have been done in preparing the presentations. It seems to me that Mike is great in having informal live workshops. However, for recorded classes like the ones we buy in Creative Live, the teaching technique should be adjusted. Overall I am glad I bought this course.
After having my camera D800 for 5 or 6 years and never really got the focussing down I can finally do it. This video should be included with every Nikon sold. I am so happy that I am finally get the fullest out of this great camera, I am more of a visual person. Reading the manual is not the same as actually see it done... Thanks Mike, you rock! I have watched the sequences over and over and learned so much. Thanks. And always welcome when you pass in New Mexico...
Thanks, Mike! I will go on tomorrow's shoot with my new Nikon D500, using autofocus with much more confidence thanks to this excellent class. I especially want to master birds in flight, so that module was of particular interest, as was the detailed review of back-button focus.
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