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Old Jan 10, 2006, 6:48 PM   #11
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I usually shoot sports shutter priority so that I know the shot looks reasonably frozen.

I set the shutter to 1/250th or 1/500th, then check what the camera calculates for aperture.

Usually indoors I know I have to shoot ISO1600 or ISO3200.

You should be able to set shutter priority 1/250th regardless of the lens, I think.

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Old Jan 14, 2006, 3:43 PM   #12
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Tried again. I set the aperature to 1.8, figuring I could manually focus fast enough to get at least some of them right. The additional light made it a lot easier.


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Old Jan 14, 2006, 5:02 PM   #13
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Hey, that worked!

What was the shutter speed on that one?
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Old Jan 14, 2006, 7:42 PM   #14
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1/350. Manual does work better.

Does Pentax or anyone make a good fast short telephoto? I love the results I get from the lens I have, but it would be nice to be able to use all the features of the camera.
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Old Jan 14, 2006, 10:41 PM   #15
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I use a Tamron 17-35 F2.8-F4 lens, and a Tamron 28-75 F2.8 lens.


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Old Jan 16, 2006, 12:26 AM   #16
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Here's another from an even more difficult arena:



I'll take a look at those lenses. It sure would make things easier.
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Old Jan 16, 2006, 10:05 AM   #17
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I'd say your getting excellent results.

You could easily stick with what your using.
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Coming from a professional, that's nice to hear. Thank you very much.




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