Back-button Autofocus

Back-button AF offers some significant advantages, especially for the experienced photographer. It can take a little practice to get used to it… but I suggest giving it a try if you haven’t done so already.

For years, Canon EOS cameras have offered photographers an option to change the way autofocus is activated. Often referred to by pros as “back-button AF”, this feature lets the user customize the camera so that focusing is performed by pressing a rear button with the photographer’s right thumb.

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Olympic Skier: Akira Sasaki

Akira Sasaki, born 26.09.1981, is an Alpine Skier for the Japanese Olympic team. He represented Japan in the 2002 & 2006 Winter Olympics and he’s participating in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver as well. Sasaki satisfied the SAJ’s qualification benchmark of a top-15 finish on the World Cup tour this season by coming 15th in Zagreb in early January.



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