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Old Jan 1, 2006, 7:15 PM   #7
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How you hold your camera can be a big factor in reducing blur:

http://www.airshowfan.com/guide-to-d...3.htm#lowlight

Bend your elbows in against your chest, use the viewfinder instead of the LCD screen, and press the shutter button slowly. Keep your fingers from squeezing the camera too strongly - hold it gently. And press it against your face some for further stabilization. Those are my tricks to go quite a bit slower than the "1/focal length" rule of thumb - I just ignore the shaky-hand icon...
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