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Olympus D 555 Blurred action shots

D 555 blurred action shots.

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  • ballard_d Dec 30, 2008

    Thank you jcdill for your response. The shots we had the most problems w/ were taken indoors with low to moderate light.

  • ballard_d Dec 31, 2008

    Thank you very much for your response

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    jcdill May 11, 2010

    Can you please describe in more detail the type of action shots you are taking, and the light? Are these shots taken in full sun, overcast skies, shade, indoors?

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Indoor actions in low-to-moderate light are very difficult. This is why professional photographers pay thousands for DSLRs with high quality high-ISO settings, and thousands more for big and heavy lenses that can shoot with a large aperture (small f-stop number) to get the most light into the lens and onto the sensor.

Your Olympus D-555 only goes to ISO 400, which is not suitable for indoor action shots, and the lens is f/3 to f/5 which is not a fast lens. What you are trying to do is simply not possible with this camera. You need good quality at ISO 1600 (or higher) and f/2.8 or faster for the lens. This will give you 8 to 16 times as much light gathering capability in low light situations, letting you use a much faster shutter to capture action shots in low light.

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