How is the focus speed compared with the 5d mark iii to the 7d

Started Jan 17, 2013 | Questions thread
thx1138
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Re: How is the focus speed compared with the 5d mark iii to the 7d
In reply to Aussie Rod, Jan 23, 2013

Aussie Rod wrote:

To me the speed is roughly the same...but the Mk 3 is all over the 7D for nailing focus!

What you notice is not so much the focusing speed, but that the 5D III can acquire a lock faster, as do the 1 series cameras and the 5D III much is more stable in a long burst of shots. The 7D requires you to take short bursts and then pump the AF button to reacquire focus for best results. 5D III also deals with lower contrast subjects much better than 7D and even the 1D IV.

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