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Old Oct 14, 2002, 8:50 AM   #1
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Default Pictures thru a sports fence

I have been trying to take some baseball shots with my new 602. This is my first digital camera. I have been using 35mm Nikons. Is there anyway to trick the auto focus into ignoring the fence and concentrate on the players. Also, I find the manual mode a little hard to focus with the fence in the way. Thanks
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Old Oct 15, 2002, 7:27 AM   #2
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Jim, here's what I do to get good sports shots, from best to worst:

1. Crack open the gate and shoot throught the opening, so there's no interference from the chain link fencing.
2. Move to where there isn't a fence, or where you can shoot over a 4 ft fence.
3. Place you lens right up to the fence, "in one of the holes", if you can.
4. Switch to manual focus (argh!).

Hopes this helps!
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