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Old Oct 10, 2004, 11:09 PM   #1
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I'm new in world of Digital Camera I would like to know the important roles of above topics Example : What it mean by 1/2000 and ISO 400 ? Izzit it's very important for a Digital Camera ? Hope someone can explain it Thanx
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Old Oct 11, 2004, 11:31 AM   #2
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mmm i recommend you to read a online course of photography but well the shutter speed is the time that the shutter takes to open and close.

2000 is very fast and with that speed you are capable to freeze a car.

the iso sensitivity is the sensitivity of the film but in the digitals its simulated... so 400 is normal for a consumer cam
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Old Oct 11, 2004, 8:28 PM   #3
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Thanx - pochy2004.

I'm planning to purchase Nikon CoolPix 3200, for :

Shutter = Mechanical and charge-coupled electronic shutter 4 sec. to 1/3000 sec - Izzit enough speed to capture moving object ?

ISO Sensitivity = 50, Auto gain-up (Auto gain to ISO 200 equivalent) - I've been told that printout result won't be that good - izzit ?

Can anyone give me more information about it. Thanx !
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Old Oct 11, 2004, 9:17 PM   #4
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A common misconception is that you can actually use shutter speeds as fast as the camera is capable of.

The camera must keep the shutter open long enough for proper exposure of the image. Otherwise, you'll get underexposed (dark) photos, and yes, increasing ISO speed does add noise.

The shutter speed a camera can use depends on the amount of light available, the aperture (with the largest available aperture setting varying by camera model),and the ISO speed.

Read my posts from earlier today in these threads for more information:

http://www.stevesforums.com/forums/v...mp;forum_id=87

http://www.stevesforums.com/forums/v...mp;forum_id=21

http://www.stevesforums.com/forums/v...mp;forum_id=23
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Old Oct 12, 2004, 11:09 AM   #5
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Hello JimC:blah:
I have a question for you I was hoping you could take a moment to answer. I would really appreciate it
:arrow:http://www.stevesforums.com/forums/v...56&forum_id=87
I'm really struggling between the G6 and the V3. I know that I really need to just wait for the V3 review, but I'm anxious and I think you could probably answer some questions about f stop vs. ISO. Anyway I was just trying to get your attention back to that string. Thanks!!!
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Old Oct 12, 2004, 12:11 PM   #6
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FIREnICE wrote:
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I'm new in world of Digital Camera I would like to know the important roles of above topics Example : What it mean by 1/2000 and ISO 400 ? Izzit it's very important for a Digital Camera ? Hope someone can explain it Thanx
Note, this would have been better served in the General or Newbie forums...not a "What Camera Should I Buy" question.

Anyway if you are unfamiliar with digital cameras, you should go through the following website which covers the basics:
http://209.196.177.41/
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