5R & SEL55210 does flag football
4 months ago
I was asked to take some photos for my friends today at a flag football tournament, so I took my NEX-5R & SEL55210 out for some action shots. I used continuous autofocus and speed priority continuous shooting, and made sure not to pass f/6.3 for I wanted PDAF to work. I was trying to use object tracking at first but soon gave up due to the difficulty of selecting the subject, so the camera chose the area of focus.
I took around 200 action shots, with about 20 of them being acceptable to me, and even fewer that were both sharp and hitting the moment I wanted. Having to also own the LA-EA2 as well, I would say my success rate would've been better but still low even then, as it's not only about autofocus but catching the right frame/moment as well. Overall I am impressed the autofocus improvements with the new generation NEXes, and look forward to the future of on-sensor PDAF.
Images were OOC jpeg, with lifting brightness and increasing sharpness on some of them.