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Old Nov 11, 2007, 1:52 AM   #1
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For shooting sports with high shutter speeds or anything else with high shutter speeds,do you turn off the IS feature of your Canon 70-200 F2.8L IS lens or you just leave it on all the time?And why?
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Old Nov 11, 2007, 10:00 AM   #2
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Depends on the sport. IS tries to correct motion along one (mode 2) or both (mode 1)axis.But some sports don't move along a single axis. Take someone moving down a soccer field - when they shift diagonally and you follow (now moving along both axis again)the IS can fight the motion a bit.

Still I've seen posts from other sports shooters that get good results leaving it on all the time.
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