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I have a Nikon D2Xs with a 2.8 17-55 lens. I cannot get clarity and sharpness for football games on the field and/or cheerleading in the gym and on the football field. My daughter is a high school cheerleader and getting these low light shots are an issue. I have friends that have much cheaper cameras getting powerful and clear shots with their much cheaper cameras. I also have a SB 800 speedlight, which I am not getting good results from. Can anyone give me line by line instructions on how to m

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Depending on how far away you are from the action, the flash is most probably not strong enough to be effective...in fact, it's probably making your camera underexpose every shot. Turn off the flash and turn up the ISO to 400 or even 800.
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I have a Nikon D2Xs with a 2.8 17-55 lens. I cannot get clarity and sharpness for football games on the field and/or cheerleading in the gym and on the football field. My daughter is a high school cheerleader and getting these low light shots are an issue. I have friends that have much cheaper cameras getting powerful and clear shots with their much cheaper cameras. I also have a SB 800 speedlight, which I am not getting good results from. Can anyone give me line by line instructions on how to m

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Night shots Can someone tell me what My camera should be set on to take night shots. I have tried and tried to figure it out and cant. They do not come out they end up being very dark and usually blurry too. I have a Nikon D70 and love it but get very frustrated because of not being able to take night shots. My son is playing football and I wanted to take some shots off him in his game last weekend and just couldn't figure it out. Any help would be great.

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I have a Canon Power Shot A-60 camerea. I recently replaced the lithium batteries and since that time have not been able to get a clear image on the camera screen or when it is viewed on a computer, etc. It is very faint and verticle line al all across the image. When I tilt the camera forward the image clears somewhat.

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I have a Sanyo VPC-E10EX Digital Camera...the problem is that when i take shots, it seems that there is so much light and there are lines in the monitor of the camera...i would like to know on what to do with this irritating problem... :D

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My Canon SI/IS Power Shot digital camera is not able to bring up image on normal operating picture modes. It does however still show stored pictures when I change back to images already stored in camera. In picture mode all I get is a dark screen and lines. What's up?

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My Sony Alpha 200 digital camera takes lovely pictures, but as I am a beginner and don't really know much about apertures and shutter speeds and how complex they are, I'm having great difficulty in getting it to focus properly in the manual setting. All other settings are fine, but the image in my viewfinder is very blurry when I look through before taking the shot. I have altered the diopter for my eyes as I wear glasses, so that isn't the problem. Is there something I'm either doing wrong, or

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Ust bought a sony cybershot DSC-W310 on December 19, 2010, and now we can't use it, every shot turns out to be blurred we even tried to transfer the images in our pc, still we get the same result. Honestly, I'm so upset right now, is there any way to fix this problem? ( our camera didn't fell, or even scratched nor bump to anything ) Please, I need answers, Thank you sooo much and Happy New Year

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I have had my camera for not even a year and it recently started having this problem. Whenever I take a picture, the object will look fine in the display, but when I take the picture it gets horizontal lines across the picture. It is much worse if there is any natural light coming into the picture. I have tried adjusting the flash, the white balance, but the pictures are still coming out this way. Also, if there is a good amount of natural light, you can't see the object you at all, it looks

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