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Old Nov 20, 2005, 2:54 PM   #1
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Here is a few from Saturday
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They're a little dark.

Perhaps if you picked a higher ISO (sensitivity) like ISO800 or ISO1600 your shots will look brighter.

What model of camera are you using?

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Old Nov 20, 2005, 8:16 PM   #6
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Nikon D70 w/ 18-70 kit lense SB-800 flash and ISO200. These older gyms are dark and the matts are darkas well. I do, however,get to set on the matts. Will a flash diffuser help any or just raise my ISO? Anyadvice will be appreciated.
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I'd probably set my ISO to 800 or 1600.

That will brighten up the image by 2-3 stops.

Then just use a little fill flash.

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Here's an example in a low lighted indoor track situation.

I shot it at ISO3200, 1/500th a second, using a 50mm F1.4 Canon lens, no flash.

With a little noise reduction, this photo would clean up even better.

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Old Nov 23, 2005, 3:13 AM   #9
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Personally, I didn't find the pics too dark, especially the last one. I was noticing more the loose cropping. Is the 18-70 zoomed in all the way on these pics? If so, I would suggest picking up one of the cheap 70-300 zooms (i.e. Sigma) for about $200 and zooming in. Just keep in mind those cheap zooms won't focus overly fast, especially with the D70 (yes, I say that based on personal experience). Bump up the ISO as Terry suggested, then balance that by dialing back the flash a bit. What shutter speeds and aperature settings are you using?
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I was shooting sutter priority (1/320) the f-stop at 4.5 (largest) the sb-800 at ittl. I have a Sigma 70-200 but, I set on the matt and I fell that the 70 part will be to strong because the wrestlersget really close, sometimes to close. What I would like to have isa zoom lense in the range of 24-135 or there about. Getting that ok'ed by theBOSS is out of the question right now.

Thanks for you help guys. I'll try the suggestions the next match I get to go to.


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