Sony A7R II Sports Photography Score
Sony A7R II has a score of 85
for Sports Photography which makes it an EXCELLENT
candidate for this type of photography. It will satisfy all your need in Sports Photography, no need to look further for other cameras. Read our detailed Sony A7R II Review
Sony A7R II Sports Photography Detailed Analysis
Most outdoor sports games are held in all-weather, so your camera has to be ready for difficult conditions such as rain and snow. Exposure to dust and water splashes are also very common in sports. Fast Max shutter speed: 1/8000s
Sony A7R II's 1/8000s shutter speed is fast enough to freeze any almost all sports action and is also helpful when you use a fast lens at largest aperture under bright sunlight. 399 Focus Points
In sports photography , you keep continuous autofocus (AFC) mode on for tracking the subject and more focus means better tracking. Good Low Light ISO
A good high ISO performance is very important in sports photography in order to have a fast shutter speed. Wireless Connection
It may not be used by everyone but pro sports photographers use Wi-fi to transfer files simultaneously without having to wait to change the memory card. Good Ergonomics&Handling
With lots of external control and a good ergonomics, Sony A7R II's body is very good for sports photography. Electronic Built-in Viewfinder
During a sports shoot, using a viewfinder allows the photographer to stabilize the camera and reduce the camera shake since it is closer to the body. Besides, it comes handy where LCD screens are very hard to read under bright sunlight. Image Stabilization
Image stabilization reduces the effects of camera shake at long focal lengths thus ensuring sharper photos during sports photography.
Average Continuous Shooting: 5.0fps
In the world of sports photography, faster is always better.
Poor Battery Life: 290 shots
In most sports events, you shoot at high speed for a long time and this drains the battery pretty quick. With a battery life of only 290 shots per charge, you may need to change batteries very frequently in the middle of an event.
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