If you’re a more visual learner, check out this video from Tony Northrup. In it, he demonstrates just how useful back button focus is by bring us along on an outing to photograph his daughter playing softball.
Now, if you’re still not convinced back button focus is right for you, read on. I’ll give you three completely different shooting situations where this cool little feature can be a lifesaver. We’ll also discuss how to set it up on Canon and Nikon cameras, so you don’t have to go out on a wild goose chase via the internet to learn how to use it. Let’s get started!