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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II The second Micro Four Thirds camera that offers phase detect focusing so you can use Four Thirds DSLR lenses normally as well a Micro Four Thirds lenses.

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Re: C-AF preferring the background

Originally Posted by Wildwood View Post
As a point of interest how many of you who are offering solutions have actually photographed seals from a boat?
Also, Willom is using the 4/3's 70-300 lens too (not the fastest focussing lens either), but I haven't tried it on the E-M1 II with the latest FW.
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Re: C-AF preferring the background

Originally Posted by MJ224 View Post

Not in the water though so relatively easy. Just like this one

The OP is trying to photograph seals in the water from a kayak. I think he's hoping for something like these

although those were taken from a seal trip boat so I had the advantage of higher viewpoint even then the keeper rate was very low. With the much lower shooting angle which a kayak dictates, locking AF onto the seal instead of a wave will be much harder. Probably best attempted in really calm conditions.
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