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Finding myself with a Nikon D700 and nowhere to go (photography of King Lear currently suspended pending response re acceptability of shutter noise) I went for a stroll during “magic hour”. Top of my mind was what I’d learned about the  Focussing and Metering system in the D700. It has 51 focus points and can apparently detect moving objects and predict where the object should be when you press the shutter release. It’s supposed to adjust accordingly – at least that’s what I thought I understood when reading around the features. So, no Lear to shoot, I had to see whether or not what I thought I understood matched reality. You can see from the results below that theory and reality match, I’m rather chuffed.

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Here’s the action – same frames but cropped to the action.

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