Hi, Larry. In what way is the K1
focusing better or faster than the
K3ii?  Thanks!

J

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> On Oct 10, 2017, at 1:39 PM, Larry Colen <l...@red4est.com> wrote:
> 
> In many many ways the K-1 is an amazing camera. If all I did was portraits, 
> landscapes and still lifes it would be damn near unbeatable, especially for 
> the price.
> 
> However, for action photography, it can really suck donkey balls. The 
> focusing is a huge improvement over the K-3ii, but the focus points don't 
> cover nearly enough of the screen, especially if you want to place critical 
> compositional elements at the "third points". Despite the improvements over 
> the K-3, focus speed is still way too slow, especially compared to when I've 
> shot a friend's Nikon 810.
> 
> My biggest gripe is the bus speed.  Did they really think that people would 
> buy a full frame camera and always shoot JPEGs? I was photographing dance 
> competitions this weekend. Things happen fast, unpredictably, and often in 
> rapid succession, particularly when there is more than one couple dancing at 
> a time. After about a minute or two the buffer will fill up, and then take 
> something like five minutes to empty.  Once it fills up, it takes something 
> like 30 seconds before it's ready to shoot again, and I have no idea of 
> whether there's room in the buffer or not. I just have to press the shutter 
> and wonder whether it's not locking focus, or just still emptying the buffer.
> 
> Gah! Every time I try to shoot action, I'm tempted to switch to Nikon. 
> Unfortunately, there's about 15,000 reasons why I can't.
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