Archived from groups: alt.comp.periphs.dcameras (More info?
On Fri, 10 Dec 2004 08:16:18 GMT, rumpledickskin <email@example.com>
>They are called auto focus points. EOS digital Rebel has seven. Just
>found out 30 min's ago in fact. Check the sit. www.usa.canon.com
>oodles of info.
>>On Mon, 08 Nov 2004 09:45:52 -0500, Slambram
>>>A friend of mine has a Canon digital camera with a feature that will
>>>show you on the LCD display which areas of the picture the camera can
>>>auto-focus on and allow you to change the selection. What is the term
>>>for this feature? And is it available in cameras other than Canon?
On the Canon G6 there is AIAF (artificial intelligence af) which
auto-calculates the best? zone to focus from 9 points .. there is
"floating" AF ie the focus point can be, manualy, moved freely around
the picture (over 300 positions so the manual claims) and there is the
simple fixed, centered AF