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Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G

Autofocus — Nikon D3s Golden Gate Bridge

Ten frames were shot on a tripod. For each frame, the 24/1.4G was defocused, then autofocus was allowed to complete. I always set my cameras to disallow shutter release unless the AF can lock on, so there is zero chance that the camera simply failed to focus. The 11th frame was made using Live View contrast-detect.

The focus point was on the superstructure of the bridge as shown with the green rectangle.

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