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05-25-2016, 08:48 AM   #16
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SEL 9 and SEL 27. I didn't know that. Nice to learn new things in the forum.
I use sel 9 oftem but never even tried sel 27, this forum is awesome and I always learn good information !

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I've been using the combo recommended in the BIF thread by Audiobomber on User Settings 1:

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/26-mini-challenges-games-photo-stories/65...ml#post3466189

but I don't expect a 100% success rate for birds in flight, especially birds like terns that move around a lot. For birds like ducks and geese that fly in a predictable straight line I've had some success with the central focus point only. I have read in the forums that the K-3II has better tracking ability than the K-3 and that the K-1 is better still, but my K-3 is still better than my old K-r!
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AFC is best for BIF if new Pentax lenses are used

My 50p.... AFC on DFA 150-450, TAV, minim. 1/800 sec (better 1/1000 or higher e.g. on the beach) and F 7.1 minim. - see my shots at Fernandina Beach in April (all processed through DXO):
https://www.flickr.com/photos/avifuzzi/26817384585/in/dateposted-public/
Black skimmers are a challenge not only for Pentax' AF, I assume... ;-)
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