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Old May 6, 2010, 2:51 PM   #11
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Could you explain why? I think it would be instructional to all.

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I realized that I didn't really need it.

At 3 fps, I was getting opposing footfalls in consecutive shots when photographing horses at the trot, so the shots were mostly indistinguishible, and if I got the footfalls wrong, they were wrong for the entire sequence. I wanted something faster so I would get different footfalls in each shot. Well, I got better at timing the shots, plus the interesting stuff happens at the canter anyway, so I've been happy with 3 fps.
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Old May 7, 2010, 3:19 PM   #12
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Thanks. Obviously understanding the subject you're trying to photograph is important, as always.

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