What did I do wrong?
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Location: NJ US
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Why is the floor in focus and my granddaughter is not?

shutter priority
af area mode auto
iso 9000

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Wed 15-August-2018 09:23

HI Howard, It looks like a misfocus. You are using Auto Area focus. Most likely there was not enough light on the face and the camera grabbed the baseboard as a better focus target.

Location: NJ US
Thu 16-August-2018 07:47

Thank you Dave.
I guess I should have used the auto setting? I was teaching my 3 1/2 yr old granddaughter how to dial and talk to grandma using manual settings on the camera and ended up being disappointed with the results.
I will try again sometime in the near future.