How to use autofocus with moving subjects

Modern autofocus systems are fantastic. They can get a subject sharp in the blink of an eye – faster even. And if you’ve ever tried focusing manually you’ve probably realised that they’re usually more accurate than your eye in most situations. However, things get a little tricky with moving subjects and you have to make sure that you’ve set the camera to the correct mode.

© iStock image by sebk

© iStock image by sebk

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Angela Nicholson has been head of testing for various photography magazines and now works as a freelance reviewer, writer and photographer. You can find her @AngeNicholson on Twitter.