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Forum: Newbie Help Oct 5, 2007, 11:51 AM
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Posted By JohnG
NHL wrote: But your subject is only one or...

NHL wrote:

But your subject is only one or the other. My subject is BOTH. THATs what I'm talking about.

Again - I fail to see why you're so bent on this mission that single shot is the only...
Forum: Newbie Help Oct 5, 2007, 10:35 AM
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Posted By JohnG
NHL wrote: True. BUT: how often do you...

NHL wrote:

True. BUT:

how often do you have a black bird and a white bird in the same photo? Sports shooters have to deal with that little issue.

I agree - the * button is critical - that's...
Forum: Newbie Help Oct 5, 2007, 9:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,494
Posted By JohnG
NHL wrote: I can't explain it -but I just...

NHL wrote:
I can't explain it -but I just don't see the same problems RG sees. Obviously he's more experienced than I am, but there are other MkIII users that, like me, aren't seeing the problems...
Forum: Newbie Help Oct 5, 2007, 8:44 AM
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Views: 11,494
Posted By JohnG
NHL wrote: Yes - FOR THAT SHOT. That's the...

NHL wrote:

Yes - FOR THAT SHOT. That's the beauty of having a separate focus button. I don't have to switch modes when I want to get the benefit of one-shot. Let's say you're shooting an owl...
Forum: Newbie Help Oct 5, 2007, 7:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,494
Posted By JohnG
NHL wrote: No - or if it does it is MUCH...

NHL wrote:

No - or if it does it is MUCH less noticable than the way my 20d behaved. On my 20d it was always a toss up on whether or not I'd keep focus on a stationary subject. That became less...
Forum: Newbie Help Oct 4, 2007, 7:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,494
Posted By JohnG
NHL wrote: Fortunately Canon has corrected...

NHL wrote:

Fortunately Canon has corrected that little snafu. They now have a dedicated back focus button on the mkIII. Also, the ai-servo performs MUCH better on stationary subjects - it...
Forum: Newbie Help Sep 11, 2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,494
Posted By JohnG
NHL wrote: Exactly - BUT, that's why it's nice...

NHL wrote:
Exactly - BUT, that's why it's nice to have MULTIPLE cross-sensor points to choose from - and if possible multiple HIGH PRECISION points. on some of the older DSLRs you're lucky if the...
Forum: Newbie Help Sep 7, 2007, 12:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,494
Posted By JohnG
Phil, there isn't a single answer to your...

Phil,

there isn't a single answer to your question. First I would suggest the answer depends on what type of bird and how far away (i.e. how much of your frame it fills) and second what the bird...
Forum: Newbie Help Sep 4, 2007, 9:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,494
Posted By JohnG
JimC wrote: 2 critical points here I want...

JimC wrote:

2 critical points here I want to back up.

1. Less need for focus & recompose - at shallow DOFs simple geometry tells us that focus & recompose will lead to errors.

2. Quality is...
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