I thought the 70D AF System handled fluorescent better.....not....

Started 10 months ago | Discussions thread
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
Forum ProPosts: 10,544Gear list
I thought the 70D AF System handled fluorescent better.....not....
10 months ago

So I went and shot my kids at Karate. Lighting is horrible. The ceiling is lined with old bare bulb fluorescent tubes that consistently return ugly tones, yellow, blue, white, pink hues all over as the lights flicker and impact even full speed shooting.

My 40D struggled but did lead me to get a number of really good shots. I took the 70D tonight and to utter disappointment, I just deleted every damn image as the focus was so poor.

I thought the newer AF Systems handled fluorescent lights better?


-- hide signature --

"If you're not having fun at whatever it is you're doing, you're doing it wrong"

 pdqgp's gear list:pdqgp's gear list
Fujifilm FinePix F20 Zoom Konica KD-400 Zoom Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS75 Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F717 +16 more
Canon EOS 40D Canon EOS 70D
If you believe there are incorrect tags, please send us this post using our feedback form.
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow