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Old 14th November 2013
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Re: White BIF


Great photo of the Swallow.

Thanks for sharing your hints, I will give them a try with my relatively newly acquired E4.

Before getting the E5 I switched over to MF mode after the poor results delivered with AF SAF/CAF. And still use MF on the E5...

I shoot a burst (~3 frames) while fine tuning the focus to compensate for subject motion, then a second burst after re-focusing, and repeat until the subject no longer is at favorable angle/distance.

Keeper rate varies, from less than 1/10 on challenging subjects to perhaps 1/2 for the easy ones.

As for the exposure I will use A, F/6...F/8 to get enough DOF, adjust EV (-2...+2, usually within +/-1 EV) depending on expected background vs. subject and, time permitting, AE lock on the background where the action will take place.

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