"Still autofocusing by pressing halfway down on your shutter release? Well, suppose I told you there’s another way that you might even like better? Sound interesting? Read on. The technique is called Back Button Autofocus and it can really change the way you use your camera. Rather than autofocusing with your shutter release, you move the autofocus function exclusively to a button on the back of the camera. When you first hear about this technique, it’s natural to greet the idea with a bit of uncertainty, but once you get used to focusing with this method, you may never go back."
AF-ON & Back Button Autofocus: This May Just Change the Way You Shoot Forever
About the author: Steve Perry is an award-winning fine art nature photographer based out of NW Ohio. He’s been doing photography for the last 30 years and continues to travel the country each year seeking out new and exciting landscapes, wildlife, and macro imagery. You can find more of his work on his website, YouTube and Facebook. This article was originally published here.