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Actually if you are using a Powershot S5 IS. Use the TV dial mode and make sure the AF continuous is on to focus on each shot taken continuously.

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Not entirely sure what you mean, but it sounds like you may need to increase your ASA setting to capture the action. If your camera allows it - push your ASA setting to 400..

I hope this helps

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I have a Canon Rebel XTi, I am having a problem with the camera either freezing up or being blurry when take action pictures, especially in an arena. Is this a lighting issue or what?


Carmen,
This is likely. Action shots require a fast shutter speed which in turns requires more light. Aside from a very expensive lens, about the only thing you can do is try to increase the light, slow the shutter speed, and increase your ISO rating to 1600.

Thank you.

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Camera seems to take a lonf\g time to recover between shots. can this be correxted by a setting? Also what setting should be used for action sport shots?


When I take a pic the speed to take another pic is slow. Takes about 3 to 5 sec's. how can I make it faster pic one after another, thanks

Dec 31, 2010 | Canon PowerShot SX130 IS Digital Camera

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What is the best setting for taking indoor action shots? My shots always turn out fuzzy and dark


There is no good solution for this. There's only a limited amount of light indoors.

First, you need the widest aperture you can get on your lens. You can get this by going to the Aperture-priority (A) mode.

Even so, you're shutter speed will most likely be too slow to freeze the action. You can combat this somewhat by raising the ISO. This will increase the noise, but I'd prefer a noisy picture to a blurry picture.

That still probably won't get you great pictures. Since you probably can't rig more floodlights in the gym, you'll be limited to using your flash if the action is taking place close enough to you (and if flash is permitted).

You can gain an additional stop or two with faster lenses, but such lenses can cost more than $2000. Unless _Sports Illustrated_ is paying for your pictures, that's probably not an option at this time.

I realize this doesn't really solve your problem. Unfortunately, as I stated up front, there is no good solution.

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Blurred pictures on action shots


For daytime, make sure the ISO is kept low, say 100, or 200 if a little dull. For nighttime or indoor, you may need to increase the ISO up to the max of 1600.
Check also the AV+/- setting isn't set too high - are the shots brighter than normal? If so, hold the AV+/- button and use the scroll wheel to bring the setting back down.
One other thing to check is your CF card - have you changed cards recently? I have two 2Gb UltraII cards from Sandisk - one is really fast, about 1-2 pictures per second, the other is really slow, about 3-4 seconds per picture. They should be the same but are not.
Also try shooting in AV mode to keep the lens wide open and get the fastest shot possible.
Hope this helps!

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Settings for dance/on stage action shots with no flash and low li


If there isn't good lighting on the stage (nevermind the auditorium), your 18-135mm lens does not have enough light-gathering ability for action shots, especially when you zoom in for that close-up of your daughter. Even at the highest ISO speed setting, you would likely have shutter speeds longer than 1/30 second, too slow to avoid camera shake and certainly too slow to freeze action. While a dreamy motion blur can make a nice impressionistic effect, I'm sure you want to recognize your daughter.

Sorry to say that the only solution for low-light, no-flash shots is to spend money on a fast lens. Either that or sneak in beforehand and put high-wattage lamps in the stage lights. The best value is the Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D lens available new with full warranty at B&H Photo (bhphotovideo.com) for $134.95 with free shipping. This lens gets highest marks in every professional review, and it's a huge value at that price. Or, if price is no object, go for the 50mm f/1.4D at $350. These are both prime lenses, not zoom, so you will want to get there early so you can choose your seat for the best view close to the stage.

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Shutter speed is slow


You can download the manual from
http://www.samsung.com/us/support/downloads/SAMSUNG%20S630

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I want to take action shots


Try turning the flash off. You can also prefocus and meter the exposure by pressing the shutter release button halfway. Hold it there until the right moment, then press it down the rest of the way.

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Rebel xt 350d slow shutter in action mode


need to be aware of lighting conditions as well. if the lighting conditions are low then the shutter will slow to compensate

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Shutter Speed too slow on indoor sports for Nikon D60


Maybe. Assuming you can't add more light, you can either increase the ISO and/or open up the aperture. Try going to A (Aperture) mode and opening up the lens all the way. This will give you the fastest shutter speed possible under the conditions. That may or may not be fast enough.

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Action shots form my Rebel XT EOS 350D camera


Controls on the top of the EOS 350D are all found on the right side within reach of your 79a8647.jpg
Index finger or thumb.

Select sports icon on it.

Shutter speed is kept as high as possible to ensure capture of fast moving objects and action clips.


Hope its very help full to you

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