Canon 1D MKIII vs. Nikon D3 Sports Autofocus Showdown

Started May 8, 2008 | Discussions thread
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Leonard Shepherd
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Re: The real reason both cameras did miserably
In reply to John W Peterson, May 11, 2008

John W Peterson wrote:

My point on the canon thread was that both cameras, the cadillacs if
you will, did miserably on the test, not at all mirroring real world
user experience suggesting that the test perhaps should be repeated
with user settings more closely proximate to what "real use" choices
would be.

Is ALL DSLR's perform miserably on featureless white targets like the sweat shirt used for the "test".

Anybody who does not know this has no more than beginners expertise using AF systems.

Conclusions using a beginners (or more probably an idiots) level of understanding on how to use AF well are of little more value than garbage.

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