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Old Oct 6, 2010, 12:48 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by Mark2009 View Post
You have to look in your manual and have single point focus, meaning just the center dot, which will focus on the deer, other wise the camera get confused, and it pics something, looks like it focus on the grass....Put camera in AV mode, center point(single point), and play with ISO to get shutter around 1/250...1/400,,,,,,,,set to multi shot, and ai servo....and bang away

Agree with Mark2009 on this one. If you can't get longer glass and still want to do the best you can with what you have get that shutter speed up around 1/400 (to minimize effects of camera shake) in AV mode and adjust ISO to get good exposure. The other thing I do is use the back button focus to focus on the subject then recompose and shoot without refocusing.
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