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RE: [Nikon-D80] Focus area Jim B Fri Jun 05 07:05:57 2009

You should be able to move it using the multi-selector button the round one
with the 4 arrows. Pressing the middle of the button on the D300 puts it
back in the center, probably the same on the D80 but I haven't tried it.


> -----Original Message-----
> Behalf Of Phil Hall
> Sent: Friday, June 05, 2009 8:26 AM
> Subject: [Nikon-D80] Focus area
> I've been experiencing a minor but irritating focus problem with my
> D80.  When I shoot in either of my preferred modes, Program or Aperture
> Priority, the focus area indicator moves to near the right side of the
> lens.  I've played with every setting I can think of and read the user
> guide several times, but I can't figure out how to move it back to
> center.  It's not a big deal when I'm shooting landscapes, but it
> definitely can and often does cause problems the closer I get to
> something.  I did an indoor shoot last week where I had to shoot people
> walking to a podium to receive awards and then shake hands with several
> people.  The recipients were in constant motion, both side to side and
> towards/away from me, and if it wasn't for a lot of editing and Focus
> Magic, I would have had to throw away half of the shots.
> What do I have to do to move the focus indicator back to the center of
> the lens?
> Phil H.