Does anyone shoot action with a Sony SLT?

Started Apr 3, 2013 | Discussions thread
Ed at Ridersite
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Re: Does anyone shoot action with a Sony SLT?
In reply to Christopher0us, Apr 3, 2013

I use the A-77.  As noted by many above, it can be done, but is more difficult for most folks using an SLT.  When tracking a moving subject (like BIF), after about three to five frames, the location of the subject in the EVF appears at a different place than reality.  With practice, I suppose you can get used to it, but it is still more difficult than with OVF IMO.  I mostly feel like my successful shots are more luck than skill, but I don't get many opportunities for BIF, so don't get much practice.

Buffer filling will cause FPS rate to slow down dramatically, but the faster cards now available (95mbs read/write) will keep this problem to a minimum.  If you need more than about 20 frames in one burst, you might want to look elsewhere.

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