A6000 AF at the dog park

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Re: A6000 AF at the dog park
In reply to abdoozy, 7 months ago

abdoozy wrote:

Hyper-sharp photos from a moving camera of a moving object where the distance between camera and object is not constant are, almost by definition, extremely difficult to obtain. If a gallery exists of photos from another sub-$1000 camera/lens combination that does this better, I'd like to see it.

Now, it's true that moving subject are more challenging than static, but I think a lot of the softness in those images are due to the lens. It's not particularly sharp even when subject is static, and it's focusing isn't reliable either. With 55-200mm I usually take a burst hoping for one more or less sharp image:

OOC jpeg Sony NEX-5N + 55-210/4.5-6.3

Surprisingly, I had a lot better luck with slow focusing Fuji X-E1 and 55-200mm lens:

OOC jpeg Fujifilm X-E1 _ 55-200/3.5-4.8

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