A77 v A99 fps dilemma.

Started Sep 27, 2012 | Discussions thread
Mandude
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Re: One has to say it's not the biggest test
In reply to aardvark7, Sep 30, 2012

I was at 75 mm on the lens and about 15 yards away from the log jump. I'm just saying it got a pretty nice af in my opinion.

aardvark7 wrote:

That surprises me. I thought the aperture would be much smaller than that; more like f11.

I suppose it shows how using a particular format gets you used to looking at things a certain way, so with that in mind I presume you were further away than I had initially estimated, with a consequent increase in DOF.

For instance, if you were 30 yards away in the middle of the beercan range f5.6 would give you about 10 yards of focus. In such a case I would expect the AF to keep up.

Bottom line is, though, you got the shots
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