[QUOTE]\n["Followup-To:" header set to rec.photo.digital.slr-systems.]\n\n[QUOTE="Alan Justice"]\nI suspect you aren't just limited by autofocus, but by frame rate. A high\nframe rate is essential to get the peak of the action, whether for sports or\nwildlife.[/QUOTE]\n\nThe machinegun approach to duck hunting. If you fire enough\nbullets, aeh, frames, something's gonna get hit.\n\nI was under the mistaken belief that the critical moment was\nmostly captured by anticipating it. But now that you mention it,\nwhy don't we all take up film cameras with 24 images/second?\nOr even better, high speed cameras with 5000 images/second?\nThat way, we'd be sure not to miss anything ...[/QUOTE]\n\nObviously, you've never tried to capture a duck's wings in a certain\nposition while the duck is taking off.\nAnticipation? Right.[QUOTE]\nI'll not say that a high frame rate and a deep buffer won't\nhelp, but it's not the end of all troubles.\n\n-Wolfgang[/QUOTE]\n\n-\-\nTHIS IS A SIG LINE; NOT TO BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY!\n\nAl Gore's son was pulled over by police on the\nSan Diego Freeway Tuesday with marijuana, Valium,\nXanax and Vicodin on him. The kid never had a\nchance. He got hooked on downers at an early\nage listening to his father read him bedtime\nstories.