Is AF-C basically a myth for NEX?

Started Feb 4, 2013 | Discussions thread
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GaryW Veteran Member • Posts: 8,276
Re: Is AF-C basically a myth for NEX?

Brian Caslis wrote:

I don't have this adaptor and none of the reviews I can find talk about continuous shooting. However I see no reason to expect any change from the normal NEX modes. The adaptor provides a different focusing mechanism, but there is no reason to expect faster continuous shooting. If it did, I'd expect more people would be buying these to get 10 fps capturing speeds which normally require top end DSLRs.

I have other cameras that are like this -- the fastest burst mode does not refocus between shots.  At 10 fps, or even the 7 of my Nex-5, how could it have time to do so?

Having said that, I'm not sure that the slow-mode is as slow as 1 second between shots, but 7fps is usually way more than I need.  It probably varies depending upon the contrast.  I guess I should try it and see....

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