Sony A7 III, A7R III, A9 Settings for Wildlife and Birds

Since moving to Wales, I’ve started to take advantage of the nature around me, not only for landscape photography but also wildlife and birds. The latter is without a doubt the genre I’ve focused on more than any other thanks to the repetitive autofocus tests I’ve done at my favourite Red Kite feeding station in Bwlch Nant Yr Arian.

I also had the chance to take other wildlife pictures with various mirrorless systems, and I thought I might put all that I’ve learned to good use.

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Olympus OM-D E-M1 II, Firmware 3.0 and Birds in Flight

Update: the article now includes an in-depth video tutorial with all the settings to configure as well as an analysis of the performance of the E-M1 mark III. You’ll find the video and a step by step guide with images at the bottom of this article.

The OM-D E-M1 II is an impressive camera in many ways, but there is one area that has always disappointed me, and that is the autofocus performance.

It was a good step forward from its predecessor, the original E-M1, but not enough to stay ahead of the competition. In fact, many mirrorless models, including mid-level products such as the X-T20 and the a6300, offer better performance.

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The Best Mirrorless Cameras for Wildlife and Bird Photography – 2021 Round-up

Wildlife photography is a genre that DSLR cameras have dominated for decades. Their robust design and reliable autofocus system, in addition to the vast lens selection, are just a few of the many characteristics amateurs or experienced photographers require in order to capture animals in their natural habitat. Over the last few years, however, mirrorless …

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