Well, OK the K3ii has a thing for mikes. I'd try using a single point
sensor or, at least, one with fewer sensor points.
Sent from my iPhone
> On Oct 10, 2017, at 2:12 PM, Larry Colen <l...@red4est.com> wrote:
> Jack Davis wrote:
>> Hi, Larry. In what way is the K1
>> focusing better or faster than the
>> K3ii? Thanks!
> The biggest way for me is that it doesn't obsesses over microphones the way
> the K-3 does. For example only a few of my musician photos from last weekend
> have the microphone rather than the singer in focus. I don't have any
> quantitative data other than that, but my gut feeling is that it does seem to
> be a bit faster, a bit more accurate, and most importantly a bit more precise
> in following the selected focus point.
> When I'm using the long lenses, particularly outdoors, I still use the K-3ii
> because I'll crop anyways, it gives more dpi on the sensor, and in good light
> the sensor quality differences are barely noticable.
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> 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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