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05-18-2016, 07:44 PM - 2 Likes   #1
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K-3 Auto Focus Tracking

Attached are the results of a test of the auto focus tracking of the K-3 with the DA*50-135mm f2.8. All images were shot at 1/500 of a second at f7.1 at ISO 100 at 8.3 FPS. Unfortunately, because of the web site limitation only 10 images of a 17 shot sequence could be loaded. Very impressive results.

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um what were ya talking about? great set.....I really like the afc of the k-3ii...its been great on BIF
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QuoteOriginally posted by fwbigd Quote
Attached are the results of a test of the auto focus tracking of the K-3 with the DA*50-135mm f2.8. All images were shot at 1/500 of a second at f7.1 at ISO 100 at 8.3 FPS. Unfortunately, because of the web site limitation only 10 images of a 17 shot sequence could be loaded. Very impressive results.
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QuoteOriginally posted by fwbigd Quote
K-3 Auto Focus Tracking
Thanks for sharing. I too have K-3 + 50-135mm but I never tried AF tracking before.

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She results are very nice...

So what AF settings did you use here?
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So what AF settings did you use here?
The AF settings were set on continues automatic tracking. Here are a few more images I left out of the original post.
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QuoteOriginally posted by fwbigd Quote
The AF settings were set on continues automatic tracking
Thanks, but I was wondering about other settings that may be relevant, like C3 (18) Hold AF Status and other settings as described on page 46 of the manual.
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Thanks, but I was wondering about other settings that may be relevant, like C3 (18) Hold AF Status and other settings as described on page 46 of the manual.
Ditto

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The setting were to AF.C, 27 point (default), continuous shooting high and focus priority.
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Nice shots.

My K-3Ii in AF.C and using Center point has been doing really well for birds in flight.
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QuoteOriginally posted by fwbigd Quote
Attached are the results of a test of the auto focus tracking of the K-3 with the DA*50-135mm f2.8. All images were shot at 1/500 of a second at f7.1 at ISO 100 at 8.3 FPS. Unfortunately, because of the web site limitation only 10 images of a 17 shot sequence could be loaded. Very impressive results.
In the pictures was the girl moving fast? I find the focus tracking speed lacking at high speeds.
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I feel like my k5ii would fail in this scenario. Nice set and thanks for posting!
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