Canon 1D MII Sports Photography Score
Canon 1D MII has a score of 84
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 Canon 1D MII Review
Canon 1D MII Sports Photography Detailed Analysis
Fast Continuous Shooting: 9.0fps
In the world of sports photography, faster is always better. Fast Max shutter speed: 1/8000s
Canon 1D MII'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. 45 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. Good Ergonomics&Handling
With lots of external control and a good ergonomics, Canon 1D MII's body is very good for sports photography. Optical 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.
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. No Image Stabilization
Due to the lack of sensor based Image stabilization, Canon 1D MII users have to rely on lenses with optical IS in order to maximize the sharpness of their sports photography photos. Currently there are native Canon EF mount lenses with Image Stabilization for Canon 1D MII.
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