My take on the Z6/Z7 focusing issues

Started Dec 27, 2019 | Discussions thread
j_photo Veteran Member • Posts: 5,119
Re: My take on the Z6/Z7 focusing issues

Diswantsho wrote:

Here's one of the best series I could manage with Dynamic Area and tracking:

M mode, ISO200, 1/1600, f8. AF-C [Dynamic] 70-200G + ftz + 1.4 III.

Below is a series of the unprocessed raw files.

You say you are using "dynamic area and tracking". There is no such thing. With Dynamic Area, you place the focus point in the frame and it is up to you to keep the dog under the focus point. Subject Tracking, in which the camera takes over focus point placement, only works in Auto Area mode.

If you are using Dynamic Area, as you say, then there is no reason to expect this series of shots to be in focus. The dog is moving all around the frame. Dynamic Area does not track this way.

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