Stuck in 2 minds - just wanted to get my thoughts out...

Started May 24, 2011 | Discussions thread
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Re: Stuck in 2 minds - just wanted to get my thoughts out...
In reply to GaryW, May 25, 2011

GaryW wrote:

The Alpha 55-200 works well. If the Nex version is at least as good, that'll be good enough for me. This and the 18-55 make a nice pair. Not quite as convenient as a one-lens solution, but you don't always need to carry both. (Sometimes you only need a 55-200. But seriously, a 2 lens solution is adequate.

Would I be able to get focus at sports events such as football (soccer) and indoor ulitmate frisbee events with it though? I have had real trouble using the 18-55 in those situations and although I dont mind going to manual focus and pre focusing in some occasions, I would like faster autofocus to try and catch more of the action.

I took 100s of pics at the last indoor ultimate tournament I went to, and this was the only pic that i was satisfied with.

 Herts_JoaTMoN's gear list:Herts_JoaTMoN's gear list
Sony Alpha NEX-5N Nikon 1 V1 Sony E 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS Nikon 1 Nikkor VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 Nikon 1 Nikkor VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 +3 more
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