Busting the Lens dictates Focus Speed Myth

Started Mar 22, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Busting the Lens dictates Focus Speed Myth
In reply to Sovern, Mar 22, 2013

In simple terms there are two things that affect the focus speed and this from my experience

1/. type of focus drive

2/. camera type - same  lens on a 10D is way slower than on a 1D going back a few years. The higher quality cameras appear to have better drivers.

My experience is 10D, 40D and then the 7D. I have discussed focus speed of the 50 1.4 with a pro and said his was blindingly fast where as on the 10D it was very slow.

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