R7 Double Crop 4K Video with the Kit Lens: Butterflies and Bees Close-Up

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Markr041 Veteran Member • Posts: 9,706
R7 Double Crop 4K Video with the Kit Lens: Butterflies and Bees Close-Up
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If you shoot 4K 60p in crop mode you avoid line-skipping softness and you get a 2.88X crop! This makes the kit lens 432mm at the long end, and 52mm at the short end. No need for that 100-400mm lens. And you still get the highest resolution - 4K (though not quite as pristine as 4K Fine).

You still get the combined IBIS and lens IS stabilization, which works really well in real life. And, for shooting butterflies, bees and other insects, which do not stay in one place long, you have to have fast and accurate AF - you need to point and shoot with instant focus.

Finally, you get nice, smooth video. Here I have slowed down the 60 fps video to 30 fps (1/2X speed) so you can see better what the critters are doing.

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