Sony A9 Active Tracking

Emily Carter Mitchell ~ Nature as Art

1/2000 sec, f/7.1, ISO 320, Daylight WB

The big claim to fame with the Sony A9 and the newly introduced 200-600mm lens is its great ability to track a moving subject. Perfect for bird photography and now with a lightweight lens that has the reach that the big boys have offer clarity and affordability for wildlife photographers.

I wanted to take the new kit out for a spin and left for Ocean City at way before o-dark-thirty to get there before sunrise. Starting with some landscape photography with my Canon kit, I set my baby aside and picked up the Sony A9 to give it a go.

What better to first try with than on little warblers. Luckily there were countless Yellow rump warblers foraging on the seaside and a few were quite cooperative and posed beautifully for me. I gotta say…I absolutely LOVE the bokeh that this lens offers…

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