1D Mk III AF Repair question

Started Jan 3, 2012 | Discussions thread
jhal
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Re: 1D Mk III AF Repair question
In reply to Scott Larson, Jan 5, 2012

I am talking about daylight conditions or under well lit stadia. Normally I will track the player for a second before i press the shutter to give the AF the chance to properly commence tracking.

John

Scott Larson wrote:

jhal wrote:

well said. A fully working MKIII ( post fix) will get you 85% - 90% in focus with an L lens.

That depends entirely on what you're shooting and the conditions you're shooting in.

Shoot on a basketball court that is backlit with soft fluorescent lights like I do and you'll be happy with every other shot being in focus. That's what I get with both my Mark III and Mark IV. The combination of fast action in dim, low contrast backlight putting your subject in shadow is simply the worst possible conditions to focus in.

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