500 vr images and thoughts

Started Jun 30, 2010 | Discussions thread
Vince Lagrange
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Re: 500 vr images and thoughts
In reply to Chris Horsley, Jul 4, 2010

Chris Horsley wrote:

Dave,

I use this combo for Bird in flight photography (BIF) and find that any TC slows it down to a point where it becomes unusable.

I find it a little slow to aquire but once it locked on it stays locked on, what are your focus settings I use 21 piont dynamic-area AF and have Focus tracking with lock-on set to short and have AFC focus priority set to focus+Release

I use the same settings as you and have found setting the Focus tracking lock-on to OFF speeds things up considerably. I do agree to a point about the 2x TC becoming unusable due to sluggish AF, but don't discount the 1.4x as being usable on the 500.

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