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Moving objects how do I take pictures of moving objects. I keep missing the object as the shutter takes a good 2 - 3 secs after pressing the button

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Place the camera in burst or multi burst mode-this will continous shoot no flash-same button that goes for your setup menu has burst menu

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Digital camera won't focus


I see your camera has a focus area. If you have a subject with enough contrasting parts in this area, the focusing should work fine.
You must know that not every subject can be focused on as quick or as good as you would like. If there are little contrasting lines in the subject, or when it is getting dark or there are dark and light parts in the focus area, that don't belong together, every camera can have problems to focus correct. Changing the ISO settings won't change anything for the auto focus.
But special when you try to shoot in almost dark places, you camera will have lots of work to focus and in most cases it won't work at all.

You could try to place an object with light and dark lines, on the same distance as the object you want to picture. Then by pressing the shutter half, when focusing on the object with much contrast, you can look if the camera can focus. If it is in focus, keep the shutter pressed half way down, while moving to the object you want to shoot a picture of. Once you have every thing in the frame as you want it, press the shutter complete.

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The best way to take pictures of fast moving objects.


On most digital cameras, the picture button has two positions. When you want to take a picture of something moving quickly, such as a car moving, hold down the 'take picture' button half way, this focuse's the picture. When the object comes past, press it down fully. This way is much quicker than pressing it down fully when the object come along.

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Please help me with my sony dsc-s700 blurred images???


-try using sports mode when taking pictures of a moving object

-half press the shutter button and wait till the camera focus before fully pressing the shutter button.

Jun 05, 2011 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 Digital Camera

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Hi I find my shutter speed is slow.. I take a picture of a slow moving object and by the time the photo is taken, the object has moved out of frame


You need to press the shutter button half-way and allow the camera to lock in the focus (it will beep) and then, when the moment is right, press the rest of the way....result....instant picture...no delay.

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Time lag between focusing and shooting causes missed phot ops


First of all, all point and shoot cameras suffer from "shutter lag". You can Google that for more info. To minimize it, press the shutter button half-way and lock in the focus. Then, press the rest of the way when the time is right. Your camera will be about 0.5 to 0.8 seconds behind the actual press of the button.

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Sony cyber-shot dsc-w200 taking blurry pictures in auto mode...


Its due to slow shutter speed setting.
If you want to take moving object picture, set high speed shutter, there would an icon of golf stick that is for moving object pictures.

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Multiple shot


If the Camera is capable of Multishots then the manual will tell you how. Taking pictures of fast moving object depends on what sort of result you require. If you wish to 'stop' the object with a blurred background then with the camera of P setting simply pan [swing] with the object as it moves and press the shutter when in centre- So with lets say a fast car come from right moving to left[the the other way] point far right ans move with the car as it comes to your centre click but keep moving your swing. But there is no substitute for practice and experiment

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Canon sd 550 (and sd 200) shutter speed


If you check out a review site such as www.steves digi cams. com or even the Canon site to check out the spec of the camera to discover what shutter speeds are available. When shooting fast moving subjects try panning the camera on the object as you press the release this will[to a degree] keep the primary image sharp[ish] whilst blurring the background

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Picture Blurry on the Sony DSC-T1


Put it on a tripod, and don't move it until the picture is captured. At the very least, hold it steady for several seconds after you press the shutter button. You are probably moving it while the shutter is still open recording the image. Digitals do this in low light situations. I frequently get caught by this because I think 'Click. I'm done. Move on.'

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“Shoot and Select” Modes


e “shoot and select” modes allows you to select an image out of a sequence of still pictures you have taken by depressing the shutter button and storing it. This is best for shooting moving objects. SHOOT & SELECT 1: Shoots a rapid succession of 4 still pictures by keeping the shutter button pressed. SHOOT & SELECT 2: Shoots a succession of still pictures by keeping the shutter button pressed. The Stylus 500 will continue to shoot until you take your finger off the shutter button or until the card is full. After shooting, you will have the option to immediately delete the pictures you do not wish to keep.

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