nikon 70-200VR / all those buttons

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by marc, Jun 5, 2005.

  1. marc

    marc Guest

    a simple, yet unanswered question!

    there are 3 raised, equally spaced buttons, just in front of the focus ring.

    what are these for? what do they do? does anyone use them?

    i hope someone knows

    marc
     
  2. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    I would love that lens. Did it come with the manual.

    Enjoy, I am jealous
     
  3. marc

    marc Guest


    it's a very good lens, thanks for your help


    m
     
  4. Ernest T

    Ernest T Guest

    Those are focus lock buttons. Press any one to lock focus.

     
  5. marc

    marc Guest

    being ignorant, why do you need focus lock buttons?
    is that for manual focus or af?

    thanks
     
  6. Greg

    Greg

    909
    Apr 5, 2005
    Fayetteville, TN
    focus on a subject, lock the focus and then recompose with your main focused subject not at the point of the focusing grid. example is when you have center focus on and you want your main subject in focus and off to the side.
     
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