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Types Of Races / December 18, 2016

Pentax K-1 $1, 707.25

Pentax K-1 Sports Photography Score

Pentax K-1 has a score of 97 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.
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Pentax K-1 Sports Photography Detailed Analysis

Environmental Sealings

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
Pentax K-1'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.
25 Cross Type Focus sensors
Cross sensors are more sensitive to light and they lock faster and more precisely.
33 Focus Points
In sports photography, you keep continuous autofocus (AFC) mode on for tracking the subject and more focus means better tracking.
Good Battery Life: 760 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 760 shots per charge, you won't run out of juice or have to change battery very frequently in the middle of an event.
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, Pentax K-1'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.
Image Stabilization
Image stabilization reduces the effects of camera shake at long focal lengths thus ensuring sharper photos during sports photography.
Average Continuous Shooting: 4.4fps

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