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Photographing the Blue Angels with the Sony A9

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I had the opportunity to photograph the Blue Angels at the Miramar air show this weekend when Sony flew me and several journalists to San Diego to work with the Sony A9 and the 400mm f/2.8 lens.
I also had the privilege of learning from 2 of the finest aviation photographers working today - Frank Crebas and Larry Grace. They gave me some wonderful tips on how to shoot aviation in broad sunlight.
The Sony A9 is simply outstanding. With its stacked CMOS sensor it is capable of shooting raw files at 20 frames a second with no blackout in the viewfinder. More importantly it can adjust the autofocus up to 60 times a second. It is one of the fastest and most powerful mirrorless cameras I have used to date.
Check out my other videos:
• Sony 24mm f/1.4 GM lens
• Sony 400mm f/2.8 GM lens
• Why Sony is absolutely killing it
• Why you will love the Sony A7 III
• Sony RX100 V Video Settings
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* Sony paid for my travel to make this video. There was no further financial compensation and the opinions in this video are my own.
Ted Forbes
The Art of Photography
2830 S. Hulen, Studio 133
Fort Worth, TX 76109
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