AF settings for A7C

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Been using A7C with 70-200 Sony lense for about a year now primarily for football and baseball action photos. I am struggling to get the setting back so that when in S mode, the green square boxes locks in and follows the subject so the focus is on the moving target. I have gone through the manual and many other places, cant seem to get this back set properly. Its stuck in center focus mode as set by the touch screen and im losing photos! Any guidance would be great.
 

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Have you resolved this Paul? If you hit the Fn button on the rear you'll see the focus area option. Sounds like you have it set to "center". Just change this to wide, zone or one of the tracking options. The tracking options will work better if you want the AF to stick to the players instead of jumping to another player if they move in front of the one that you are tracking.
 

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Have you resolved this Paul? If you hit the Fn button on the rear you'll see the focus area option. Sounds like you have it set to "center". Just change this to wide, zone or one of the tracking options. The tracking options will work better if you want the AF to stick to the players instead of jumping to another player if they move in front of the one that you are tracking.
Thank you Tim. Thats the info i was looking for and have been working with those the past few weeks. Still working on the art of focusing in using the shoot button on the right target, but since switching to tracking mode medium, my focus shots have increased a lot. Thx!
 
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