5DIII Gymnastics AF Performance

Started Apr 5, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Starkiller Regular Member • Posts: 190
Re: 5DIII Gymnastics AF Performance

Tim Homola wrote:

First assessment looks awfully good. Still tweaking ideal settings but keeper rate is above 90% in a high speed series.

A keeper rate of 90 % is unrealistic. During a somersault you can get only one image sharp (face perfectly in focus), unless you stop down to f8 and use two digit focal lengths. 

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