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NEX-6 AEL button choice
Old 10-01-2014   #1
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NEX-6 AEL button choice

Just a little tip..

A great feature on the NEX-6 is Object Tracking. Unfortunately it's deeply buried in the menus and not available in the quick-navi, nor via the Fn button. So, with the AEL button set to AF/MF Select it didn't get used a lot. I guess it also lives a quiet life on most other people's NEX-6..

Basically, what is does is, you point the camera to your subject, press OK, and then it follow focusses that.. It's not only great for moving subjects, but also way better than the normal focus-lock-and-recompose routine, as it adjusts focus when you move the camera around. It's also a heck of lot faster than spot focus and poking the AF-area selection around with the back dial..

I'm sure I'm not the only one who missed that it is assignable to the AEL button.. it's so easy to miss amongst the slew of choices. But with this set, the NEX-6 is even better than it already was..
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I have my AEL button set up to focus aid with M/LTM lenses.
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I have my AEL button set up to focus aid with M/LTM lenses.
Makes perfect sense; object tracking rhymes better with auto-focus..
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