What is metering and AF start?

What is metering and AF start?

The Metering Start/ Meter + AF Start option turns on back button focus and will continuously adjust the metering on programmed auto, shutter priority, and aperture priority modes. The AE Lock / Metering + AF Lock will lock the exposure in the first frame, while still using the back button focusing method.

What does AF lock mean?

The AE/AF Lock on iPhone cameras allows you to lock the exposure and focus on a particular area of your subject. Tap and press the screen on the desired location to set the focus and exposure to activate this feature. AE/AF Lock appears at the top of the screen when it’s set.

How do I set autofocus on Nikon d5600?


  1. Display focus mode options. Press the button, then highlight the current focus mode in the information display and press .
  2. Choose a focus mode. Highlight a focus mode and press .

How do I set autofocus on Nikon D5600?

Does the Nikon D5600 have autofocus?

Unlike heavier DX and FX cameras, the D5600 has no internal autofocus motor, so it will not autofocus with old-style screw-drive autofocus (AF) lenses.

Where is the AF M button on the Nikon D600?

The D600 / D610 have a lot of menu options, but there are some things that you can only control with the external controls. On the front left of the camera, you will find a lever that goes from AF to M, with a button in the middle (big red circle in the image below).

How do you use the AF-ON button on a Nikon camera?

The default setting on Nikon DSLR cameras sets Shutter/AF-ON in which both the shutter-release button and the AF-ON button can be used to initiate autofocus; or you can choose to set the AF-ON button only for focus, which means only the shutter-release button will only activate the shutter (snap the picture) when pressed.

How to use the Nikon D600/D610’s AF-S mode?

Unlike earlier DSLRs like Nikon D700, the D600/D610 will still let you take a shot if you “ focus and recompose ” in AF-S mode. The next setting is “Focus tracking with lock-on”, which I normally keep at the default setting of “3”.

What is AF-on or back button focus?

When using AF-ON or back button focus you can observe or follow a moving subject, constantly adjusting the focus, without engaging the VR mechanism until the moment the shutter release is depressed.