Canon Community Canon Community
 


Reply
Occasional Contributor
Posts: 9
Registered: ‎10-16-2017
Accepted Solution

EOS R randomly moving focus point

Going crazy on this problem: when I let camera hang from neck, when I raise it up again and screen turns on, the focus point has moved. And if I move the camera, focus point blinks and erratically moves from center to new position.

Thanks
VIP
Posts: 8,316
Registered: ‎08-13-2015

Re: EOS R randomly moving focus point

Do you have a copy of the full instruction manual? If so, have you read and understood the AF system?

I ask because you have not described the AF settings when this behavior occurs.
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

"I don't rent software. I use Photoshop CS6, ACR 9.8 and Lightroom 6.8 ."
Frequent Contributor
Posts: 108
Registered: ‎07-18-2018

Re: EOS R randomly moving focus point

Probably set for continuous AF in the menus.
Frequent Contributor
Posts: 55
Registered: ‎06-07-2013

Re: EOS R randomly moving focus point

It sounds like the Touch and Drag function for AF point movement has been enabled and when you dangle the camera on your chest from a strap, the system will swap to EVF mode and enable touch and drag. Under these conditions, the AF point can move due to the touch LCD being active and bumping into your chest.

powered by Lithium

LIKE US on Facebook FOLLOW US on Twitter WATCH US on YouTube CONNECT WITH US on Linkedin WATCH US on Vimeo FOLLOW US on Instagram SHOP CANON at the Canon Online Store
© Canon U.S.A., Inc.   |    Terms of Use   |    Privacy Statement