EM-1, MMF-3, EC14, 50-200 SWD for Birds in Flight

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Dwight Brown Forum Member • Posts: 74
EM-1, MMF-3, EC14, 50-200 SWD for Birds in Flight
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Well, I really had high hopes for this camera and my 4/3 lenses. Took it out to my favorite BIF spot today, and the results were disappointing to the point that I will probably return the camera. It never once attained focus lock on a fast moving bird. Now, before you tell me I don't know what I'm doing, check out my gallery here on dpreview, as well as my flickr site. Search on BIF.  Granted, I'm no pro, but I get a decent shot now and again. I tried single AF point, single small AF point, 9 point, all point, single shot, L burst.... no go. By the time the camera finishes its "stutter step", the bird is long gone, or out of range.

Guess i'll go back to my FZ200, with its teeny, microscopic, invisible, molecule sized sensor, rubber build, noisy at and above ISO 1, and laughed at by all the kids with monster lenses. 

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