Does anyone shoot action with a Sony SLT?

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

Ed at Ridersite wrote:

123Mike wrote:

But aren't you comparing something like 10 or 12 fps to the competition that does only like 3 or 5 fps or something like that?

Even at 8 fps, I start loosing track of the subject after about 4-5 frames.

You can get better with practice. At 8 fps I can keep fast moving subjects in the frame until the buffer fills although I rarely use the camera that way. I generally find 3-5 frame bursts more useful than just letting it rip away. With birds flying irregularly I find it difficult to keep it in the frame even while shooting single shots with an optical viewfinder. With birds it's better to zoom out a bit rather than trying to keep the frame full and crop afterwords.

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