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Fn button


10 Oct 2012 8:16AM
What assignments have you set to your Fn button/s and why. Which assignment do you consider the most useful for your type of photography.

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lobsterboy e2
11 14.3k 13 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2012 8:20AM
Ohh good question - never set them myself so I'd be interested to see what others actually use them for.
10 Oct 2012 8:27AM
Mine's set for spot metering.
JJGEE
9 6.4k 18 England
10 Oct 2012 8:29AM
The two I use most are :

1 ) Toggles between manual / auto focussing mode for the lens ( use autofocus then switch to manual for fine tuning or recomposing the shot )

2) Toggles a Lock for the exposure. ( use spot metering on a subject, lock exposure then recompose the shot, if required )

Not quite the same, but I also have a couple of custom presets, one of which sets the mirror lock up to on, with aperture priority mode and aperture set to f11
DLLP e2
6 27 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2012 8:30AM
Mine is set to turn shutter delay mode on/off.
10 Oct 2012 8:59AM
Info panel, instantly allows me to check camera setup during weddings. Very useful!!
Gaucho e2
13 2.4k 2 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2012 9:35AM
Spot metering for me.
User_Removed 5 4.6k 1 Scotland
10 Oct 2012 11:24AM
"Spirit Level"
AF lock
Spot Metering
10 Oct 2012 11:35AM
Hi every one, some very interesting assignments to your Fn button/s. Could you mention what camera you have. I have a Nikon D5100, but the very assignment I want, which is toggling between meter modes it does not have, well, I'v not found it yet.

Great replies
Paul Morgan e2
13 16.1k 6 England
10 Oct 2012 11:54AM
I have 5 fn buttons on one camera and I have no idea what most of them are set for Smile
edtaylor e2
3 104 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2012 4:47PM
Spot metering on my D700 and live view on my D800.

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