How soon will mirrorless track as good as, say, the D7100

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Donald Chin
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Re: birds don't fly in my living room
In reply to Alex Notpro, 8 months ago

Alex Notpro wrote:

I shot this with my old D7000. Good light, fantastic performance of the AF system. Indoors in uncontrolled light, totally different story. And no, Nikon shooters are not idiots, they just know how to work around the limitations e.g. I used an SB-700's AF beam to get reliable AF in my living room. Indoors my E-M1 beats the D7000 (better fps) without the extra weight of an SB-700.

No way you can use AF beam from your flash to do focus tracking, that's for single shot AF only.

Again, D7100 might be better, but I prefer to talk about the D7000 which is a camera I used extensively (55,000 shots).

D7000 AF is similar to D5300, D7100 is similar to D300, noir in the same class at all!

Bird in flight. Nikon D7000, 70-300 ED zoom

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