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Old Oct 18, 2012, 4:50 PM   #1
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Default Canon PowerShot SX40 HS Settings

Hi y'all. I've purchased the SX40 and am thrilled to begin using it full-time!!! I'm replacing the PowerShot IS2, which I loved.

I love to go to concerts and capture video and photos. When I purchased the IS2, I received some great advice on what settings to use to best caputre my concert photos. I would love to have some expert help on the best settings to use for concerts. I am usually not in the nosebleed, section, but not always in front of the stage. I'd love some feedback on what settings would be best for the SX40. Thanks in advance.

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Old Oct 19, 2012, 4:19 AM   #2
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When I shot some indoor gigs with my SX40, I shot in Aperture priority and selected the widest aperture available at all focal lengths- lowest "f" number.
I also selected iso 1600 to give me as much shutter speed as possible...
Selecting the AF area might be of benefit also- usually the centre for me...
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