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avisys

Placitas, US
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"RE: Autofocus question"

avisys Basic Member
Tue 03-Sep-13 06:32 PM | edited Tue 03-Sep-13 06:33 PM by avisys

>I am using my new D800 and 70-200mmVR 2.8 lens with autofocus
>to photograph hummingbirds. I am worried that the constant
>refocusing as the little devils fly by will damage the lens
>mechanism.

I could guess that hummingbirds pose a unique challenge for autofocus, especially AF-C. The camera could be bouncing back and forth between the bird's body and those blurring wings which make rapid but intermittent targets.


AviSys

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