Back Button Focus On Nikon D5600

By | 25/10/2022
You lot can modify a few of the Nikon D5600 camera buttons to perform functions dissimilar from their default purposes. Later on you chief your camera, y’all may want to take advantage of these options. You can customize the following buttons through options on the Custom Setting menu:


  • Office (Fn) push button:
    Constitute this button’s beliefs via the Assign Fn Button choice, institute on the Controls submenu of the Custom Setting card and shown hither.

    Y’all can assign whatever number of jobs to the Function (Fn) button.

    By default, pressing the button accesses the ISO setting; press the button while rotating the Command dial to modify the ISO value. You also can choose from a listing of other options, as shown on the correct. (Roll to the 2d page of the listing to access all the options.)


    To see an information screen that tells y’all what each Fn push button setting does, tap the question mark icon at the bottom of the screen or press the Zoom Out button. To go out the information screen, tap the render arrow or press the Zoom Out push again.


  • AE-50/AF-L button:
    This button is related to the autoexposure and autofocusing systems. Yous tin set the button to perform the following functions via the Assign AE-L/AF-L Push option, also found in the Controls section of the Custom Setting card:

    • AE/AF Lock:
      This is the default setting. Focus and exposure remain locked as long every bit you printing the push.
    • AE Lock Merely:
      Autoexposure is locked as long every bit you printing the button; autofocus isn’t affected. (You can still lock focus by pressing the shutter button halfway.)
    • AE Lock (Hold):
      This one locks exposure merely with a single press of the button. The exposure lock remains in force until y’all press the button over again or the exposure meters plough off.
    • AF Lock Only:
      Focus remains locked as long every bit you press the button. Exposure isn’t affected.
    • AF-On:
      Pressing the push button activates the camera’south autofocus mechanism. If you choose this option, you can’t focus by pressing the shutter push button halfway.
  • Shutter push button:
    The Timers/AE Lock section of the Custom Setting menu offers an choice called Shutter-Release Button AE-Lock. This pick determines whether pressing the shutter push halfway locks focus only or locks focus and exposure.

    At the default setting, Off, but focus is locked; exposure is adjusted up to the time you take the shot. If you lot change the setting to On, your half-press of the shutter button locks both focus and exposure. (Remember that y’all too have the selection of using the AE-L/AF-50 button to lock exposure and focus together.)

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This article is from the book:

  • Nikon D5600 For Dummies

Nigh the book author:

Julie Adair King has been teaching people about digital cameras and photography for more than 20 years. Along with several editions of
Digital Photography For Dummies, she has written a variety of
For Dummies
guides covering Nikon digital SLR camera models. She also teaches master classes in photography and digital photograph editing.

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