How do you AF fine-tune a Nikon lens?

How do you AF fine-tune a Nikon lens?


  1. 1 Select AF fine-tune. Highlight AF fine‐tune in the setup menu and press .
  2. 2 Select AF fine-tune (On/Off). The AF fine‐tune (On/Off) option in the AF fine-tune menu is used to turn AF fine-tuning on or off.
  3. 3 Select On.
  4. 4 Select Saved value.
  5. 5 Select a value.

What is autofocus fine-tune?

Autofocus fine tuning allows you to dial in the autofocus accuracy of a camera/lens combination.

Should I use AF Fine-Tune?

AF tuning is not recommended in most situations and may interfere with normal focus; use only when required. Service note: If your lens has a focus problem you should return it to Nikon Service as AF Fine-Tune is not intended to solve optical problems which will generally be outside of scope for this tool.

What should the autofocus settings be on Nikon D300?

Set this way, the D300 usually just shoots. If you’re way out-of-focus you’ll get a fuzzy first shot, but you won’t miss it and the D300 will be in focus for the next shot as fast as it can. Rear AF Sensor Mode Switch: I usually set it to the top setting, the Big White Rectangle. This means D300 magically picks the right sensors itself.

How to do autofocus fine tuning on your Nikon DSLR?

The idea is to have the lens pointed at the newspaper at about a 30-degree angle. The setup to adjust autofocus fine tuning is fairly simple. Step 2 – It is recommended to set the zoom (if using a zoom lens) to the focal length and distance which you use most often.

What do you need to know about Nikon autofocus?

It goes without saying, of course, that your camera needs to be switched to ON and the lens cap needs to be off. Check that both the lens and the camera switches are both pointing towards Autofocus. On the camera it must be set on AF, not M, and on the lens put it to M/A (A stands for Autofocus and M for Manual, M/A allows you to use both).

What kind of camera do you use to fine tune AF?

The process described below for AF fine-tune applies to the following cameras: D3, D3s, D3X, D4, D4S, Df, D300, D300S, D600, D610, D700, D750, D800, D800E, D810, D810A, D7000, D7100, D7200. For cameras from the D5 (Jan. 2016) onwards please refer to the camera User Manual for reference to the revised AF fine-tune process.