Loss of GPS in the NEW A77II

Started Jun 24, 2014 | Discussions thread
K E Hoffman
K E Hoffman Senior Member • Posts: 5,065
Re: Loss of GPS in the NEW A77II

AndyWilson wrote:

Nobody ever missed a shot because the camera didn't have GPS

I've already missed several because the A77ii hasn't got a focus assist light

A bit of solstice acrobalance with Chris and Claire

This was VERY dark and I was shooting wide open to keep the off camera flash power down and not blind the performers. The Low Light AF of the A77ii just wasn't up to it, and manual focus was tricky given the lack of light. I know there's various workarounds but with the A77 it would have just focussed - no workarounds necessary

Nice shot.. but by the time the little red light blinked a few times and the camera locked.. I think these two would be onto something even more interesting

I would love to see a REAL side by side test of the two systems.. on action and other low light shots to prove the theory that the little light is better than the new system etc.

I am not sold either way. Someone with both cameras should test this.

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