Doh autocorrect. "I agree about the focus points being too central"

Paul via phone

> On Oct 10, 2017, at 5:08 PM, Paul Stenquist <pnstenqu...@mac.com> wrote:
> 
> I'll bet your cards are slow. I shoot football, including action sequences 
> and have no buffer problems. I use Sandisk Extreme Pro 64 gig cards. And set 
> the camera to record on both simultaneously. I agree about the focus pound 
> before BH too central but it's not a big problem with sports work in that 
> focus on the chest or arm of the principal player is usually spot on for the 
> face as well, which is less visible given the helmet and face guard.
> 
> Paul via phone
> 
>> On Oct 10, 2017, at 4:39 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.
>> -- 
>> Larry Colen  l...@red4est.com (postbox on min4est) http://red4est.com/lrc
>> 
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