Will in Tejas wrote in post #18648236
Thanks Travis. It's fine as long as I do my part which needs practice.
yeah, I have a lot to learn in this bird stuff...but I practice when I can...spent a bunch of time yesterday and 1200 frames...
saea501 wrote in post #18648269
"They" say a lot of cameras are no good for BIF.
Gives you an idea what "they" know.
well, I have had an ongoing debate with a local bird nerd...I finally figured out why his friend who is an experienced BIF/wildlife shooter had so much trouble with the a9...subject acquisition can be difficult, especially with smaller birds that were at a big distance difference than what you just shot...unlike a DSLR...the EVF shows you the image you will take, so the EVF is not just seeing what is out there, and that makes it tricky, it took me a while to figure out what was causing his friend so much trouble...but I think that must be it. But once the a9 locks on...it stays on...
I had been watching these Sandpipers feed along the shore for a while, then they started to get less concerned with me...they got closer and were moving around me to feed on the other side then all of a sudden they took off...a9 tracked them the whole time, never lost them...so in this scene, it worked really good. It was the local Sheriff driving down the beach that made them take off...
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