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Sep 13, 2010 14:41 |  #1

Hello,

I using BBF and can not chose my focusing points. It just stays in the center. Can someone please walk me thru what I need to do to chaning my focsuing points while using BBF.




  
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Sep 13, 2010 14:45 |  #2

What is BBF? I'm not familiar with the acronym.




  
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Sep 13, 2010 15:02 |  #3

I'm curious to know what BBF is too.


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Sep 13, 2010 15:07 as a reply to  @ picturecrazy's post |  #4

I think we're talking about Back Button Focussing, i.e. moving AF-On away from the shutter button. I'm not sure quite what that has to do with focus point selection, though.

You need to tell us which body you're using, too, because the procedure (and the range of options available) will be different for each model.


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Sep 13, 2010 15:07 |  #5

So would I on the BBF thing , we will also need to know what Body you are using .

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Sep 13, 2010 15:43 |  #6

I focus using the back button but have no problem selecting focus points. As mentioned above, which body, and which mode are you shooting in?




  
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Sep 13, 2010 16:18 as a reply to  @ gonzogolf's post |  #7

After pressing FSB you roll the MTD or the RQD or use the MCJ thing.


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Sep 13, 2010 16:25 |  #8

apersson850 wrote in post #10901778 (external link)
After pressing FSB you roll the MTD or the RQD or use the MCJ thing.

LOL! Reminds me of a scene from Good Morning Vietnam.

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Sep 13, 2010 16:36 as a reply to  @ Cebu's post |  #9

Sorry, I mean after pressing the Focus Select Button you roll the Main Top Dial or the Rear Quick Dial or use the Multi Controller Joystick thing.


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Sep 13, 2010 16:51 |  #10

I would guess that the camera is in GBM (green box mode)...


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Sep 13, 2010 17:22 |  #11

It's all just a matter of *SFA that folks should not do without defining the meaning.

* (SFA = Stupid Forum Abbreviations)  :p

PS - it helps when things are spelled correctly too. :rolleyes:


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Sep 13, 2010 17:36 |  #12

SkipD wrote in post #10902182 (external link)
PS - it helps when things are spelled correctly too. :rolleyes:

haha...as if that's ever going to happen.
I'm guessing you mean things like "aperature", "appatur" (and any other variation) and then there's "lense" - uggghhhh.
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Sep 13, 2010 17:38 |  #13

What I did is use one of the custom functions to put focus point selection on to the joystick.




  
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Sep 13, 2010 17:40 |  #14

I thought that BBF was one of the abbreviations from the adult classifieds on Craigslist.;)




  
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Sep 15, 2010 07:17 as a reply to  @ crn3371's post |  #15

I have the 5D Mark II. If you use the joystick to pick your focus point....How do you hold the bbf button and then move the joystick around. Do you do both at the same time? That seems impossible when I tried it last night. OR do you use the joystick and then the bbf button.




  
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