Question about Nikon D200 Digital Camera with 18-200mm Lens
I just bought my d200 with the image stabilizing 18-200 lense. I have shoot with it a handful of times now and have read half the manual trying to learn the basics. But I am not receiving the same quality as my cheaper old camera I sold to have a nicer product I now don't know how to work. Most of my shoots are coming out blurry. I have it on Auto and the shutter speed you can actually hear how slow it is taking. When I put my flash up it speeds up. But most of the time I don't need any flash because there is plenty of light.
Any ideas would help.
signed, looking for help
There's absolutely nothing wrong with your camera. You simply need to learn about the basics. Read on the web about exposure, shutter speed, aperture, and how they affect each other. If your shots are blurry, the reason is that the shutter speed was too low.
How can you know when the shutter speed is too low?
- Use a tripod (the VR of the lens must be off in this case)
- Or, for hand-held shots, use shutter priority mode and set a speed as fast as the focal length of the lens. - i.e. for focal length of 100mm, a handheld shot must be taken at 1/100 sec or faster. Of course, the light might not be available for such a faster speed. The VR also gives you some latitude, but it's not panacea.
Additionally, DSLR cameras (esp. if you shoot RAW) produce images that are less saturated and contrasty compared to the blown out photos produced by point and shoot cameras.
You have a remarkable camera, just take your time and learn the basics of photography.
Posted on Jan 03, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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