Episode 43: Autofocus with Rishi Sanyal
You rely on your camera’s autofocus feature, but how does it work? Phase-detection, contrast-detection, machine-learning algorithms, AF-C, AF-S… autofocus quickly becomes a complicated subject for any photographer to keep straight while shooting. Rishi Sanyal, Science Editor at DPReview.com, joins us for this breakdown of autofocus works and how you can use it more effectively.
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Episode note: The Skype connection was spotty during recording. Apologies for the occasional audio glitch.
- Fuji AF Modes
- Konica C35 AF, the first mass-produced autofocus camera
- Video: How phase detection autofocus works, DPReview
- Phase Detection vs Contrast Detection Autofocus, The Creative Photographer
- Sony's 'Real-time tracking' is a big leap forward for autofocus, DPReview
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