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This page discusses programming the Sony A7R II (and similar models) for autofocus operation.
Customizing the behavior can be extremely useful for all sorts of different application. Consider these shooting approaches:
- Pre-focusing: autofocus can be configured to not initiate when releasing the shutter. This allows pre-focusing, keeping the shutter release a separate action from focusing, which is highly useful for tripod-based shooting or similar.
- Eye AF: choice of button to use Eye AF vs conventional focus.
- Choice of focus type: conventional AF with one button such as , and initiating Eye AF with a different button, such as C3, or the center button of the 4-way controller button.
- Changing the focusing position: quickly change where the focusing center is placed.
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