A6000 AF at the dog park

Started 8 months ago | Discussions thread
abdoozy
Regular MemberPosts: 232Gear list
Like?
Re: A6000 AF at the dog park
In reply to ryan92084, 8 months ago

ryan92084 wrote:

abdoozy wrote:

Frag01 wrote:

abdoozy wrote:

andrewD2 wrote:

The other thought is that the 55-210 OSS doesn't work well for fast panning, you could try with it off. The canon IS lenses have mode 1 and mode 2 where the mode 2 is specifically for panning shots.

Andrew

That's a good thought. I will turn off OSS next time I try this.

On a related note, the instructions say to turn off OSS if the camera is on a tripod; do you know why this is recommended?

-- hide signature --

--
yr. obt. svt.,
abdoozy
WSSA Member#160

Because the OSS actually moves the elements slightly I believe in the process of looking for motion to stabilize. If no motion is present as in the case of being on a tripod that process will induce a slight motion/blur. Canon lenses recognize this and do not need to have their version of OSS turned off but Sony's do not.

Okay. So the recommendation is:

1. Turn off OSS is the camera is motionless.

2. Turn off OSS if the camera is in motion.

*brain explodes*

-- hide signature --

yr. obt. svt.,
abdoozy
WSSA Member#160

I don't think it was meant as suggestion that OSS shouldn't be used when camera is in motion. More of a suggestion to give it a try for diagnostic purposes because maybe (for whatever reason) the sel55200's OSS doesn't handle panning well.

Yeah, I get that, I was just making a joke.

Interesting that Sony doesn't have a "OSS in motion" setting like Canon and Nikon have. Wonder why?

-- hide signature --

yr. obt. svt.,
abdoozy
WSSA Member#160

 abdoozy's gear list:abdoozy's gear list
Sony Alpha NEX-6 Sony a6000 Sony 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 G SSM Tamron SP AF 60mm F/2 Di II LD IF Macro Sony Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* E 24mm F1.8 ZA +10 more
Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow