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Taking night football & track pictures with a digital canon xti camera


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Most digital cameras have what you call a night mode. try to use this mode when taking night pictures.This mode isn't great but, it can improve the night photo quality. i suggest carrying a light or flash with you to improve the night pics even more. You may be able to purchase a flash system on the manufactures website under accessories.
Well, you obviously need a lens, preferrably a "fast" one. A "faster" lens would let more light in at its widest aperture than a "slower" lens. E.g, the Canon 50mm f/1.8 lens is great value. \015\012
\015\012Long story short:
- Bump up the ISO speed on your camera to 800 or, better yet, 1600 (read the manual). - Switch to "Aperture priority" (AV sign on the mode selector)
- Using the finger-wheel on top of the camera, select the smallest value of your aperture (e.g 2.8 or 4 - as low as your camera will let you).
- Try shooting action again.
- Review results, adjust your settings.
- Also search this site, check out your manual or read a photo book for more info.
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Taking night football & track pictures with a digital canon xti camera


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