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Watch: Just How Far Has Sony's Autofocus Come Over the Past Five Years?

The highly touted AF feature of the a7R III is truly impressive when compared to the first a7S. Along with Panasonic's GH series, Sony's alpha line of mirrorless cameras has been truly revolutionary for low budget filmmakers around the world. Its compact body, stunning video images, and reasonable price point have allowed many creators to up their projects to a whole new level. But the a7's most intriguing feature has always been its adaptive autofocus, with face detection being its key tool. It hasn't always been great. Many users complained that the much-hyped ability was often too slow to recognize when their subjects would start in motion. The new a7R III, however, is noticeably on point when it comes to these matters. To illustrate the difference, photographer Dave Dugdale made a short video comparing the autofocus of each which you can watch below. Read More...

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Published By: NoFilmSchool - Monday, 13 August

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