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Sony FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS
Sony Alpha A1

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Animal Eye AF: Tigger Closeups (Sony FE 600mm f/4GM)

This page looks at animal Eye AF of the Sony A1 using the Sony FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS on a tripod, but also with optical image stabilization enabled.

Turns out that a 600mm works great for feral cat pictures, as it at allows great images without distracting the cat. Focus here is mostly clos-range portraits and head shots.

Optical Image Stabilization = ON
Drive Mode = Single
ISO = Auto, max 12800
AF/MF => Priority Set in AF-S = AF
AF/MF => Priority Set in AF-C = AF
AF/NF => AF Tracking Sensitivity = 3 (Standard)
Aperture Drive in AF = Focus Priority

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f4 @ 1/500 sec IS=on EyeAF=Animal, ISO 3200; 2021-03-23 18:56:16
Sony A1 + Sony FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS
RAW: LACA corrected, pull 0.45 stops, +20 Whites, -20 Blacks, +20 Dehaze, +10 Clarity, Chroma NR {8}

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