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Birding stills with the PL100-400

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Old Wednesday 4th July 2018, 21:11   #126
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I think personal shooting style make a lot of difference. I usually keep the LCD turned towards the back of the camera so that it does not use battery unless I actively want to review images - then I open the LCD. The EVF has the eye-sensor active, so it is not active unless I lift the camera (or hold something in front of it). And finally, I only use cAF when doing BIF which is a small part of my photography.

I have rarely taken more than 400 images in a day, and usually only do a few videos - it is my impression that a video easily can cost the same as 20 shots in battery power.

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