Canon T6i Sports Photography Score
Canon T6i has a score of 76
for Sports Photography which makes it a GOOD
candidate for this type of photography. Canon T6i will satisfy most of your needs, but if you are looking for a camera that is even better suited to Sports Photography, we recommend you to check the Alternative cameras at the bottom of this page. Read our detailed Canon T6i Review
Canon T6i Sports Photography Detailed Analysis
Fast Max shutter speed: 1/4000s
Canon T6i's 1/4000s 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. 19 Cross Type Focus sensors
Cross sensors are more sensitive to light and they lock faster and more precisely. 19 Focus Points
In sports photography , you keep continuous autofocus (AFC) mode on for tracking the subject and more focus means better tracking. 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, Canon T6i'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. Anti Flicker feature
Many sporting events involve flickering lights that cause unwanted effects on the photos. Anti flicker feature reduces this effect, although generally reduces the maximum continuous shooting speed of the cameras.
Average Continuous Shooting: 5.0fps
In the world of sports photography, faster is always better.
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 T6i 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/EF-S mount lenses with Image Stabilization for Canon T6i.
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