Question about Canon Cameras
The Canon IXUS 85 IS camera was sold as the Powershot SD770 IS in the USA. You can download the manual for this camera from this page at Canon.com.
This camera has a Kids and Pets mode that helps when taking photos of faster moving objects. Details are on page 72 of the manual. Give that a try. If that doesn't work you will need to go into Manual Mode - details are on page 74 of the manual.
You may need to increase the ISO. See page 69. If you set the camera to a high ISO the images will not be as clear, especially in the darker areas - this is called "noise". This is one of the trade-offs we need to make to shoot in low light. If you change the ISO remember to return the ISO back to Auto or a low ISO setting (e.g. ISO 100) when you are done!
If it still doesn't work it means you simply don't have enough light. This can be a big problem with indoor sports - a person's eye adjusts to the low light and it looks "bright enough" to our eye, but it isn't bright enough for many cameras. This is why professional photographers spend the big bucks to buy the big cameras you see them using to shoot sports photos - those cameras have lenses and sensors that are better able to take photos in low light.
Posted on Dec 19, 2008
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