Having problems with your Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera ?

I have a digital canon rebel xt with several lenses. I just purchase a tamron 70-200 1:2.8 lens and want to know the correct setting to take footbal pictures at night from the sidelines. I get perfect daytime photos but still blurry at night HELP

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An f2.8 lens is pretty good lens speed, which means that the size opening the lens can make to let light thru it. Try this out:
\012Set you camera to at least ASA 1000 sensitivity then set your camera to 'A' or Aperature mode. Walk down to the first row of seats and meter off of the back of your hand in lighting as close as possible to what is on the field. Make sure to do this with the lens opening at 2.1 - Now, set your camera to Manual and use f2.1 and the shutter speed that you got metering on the field. this gives you two things benefits.
\012First, with the lens at f2.1 which is the largest opening, the camera will give you the fastest exposure to minimize blur.
\012Second, with cameras using an average of what the camera sees to meter a scene, if you are not comfortable using spot metering mode, then you want to meter the light source and shoot accordingly.
Light up the scene! Even pro lens would have trouble taking pictures at night. Pro shoot in highly lighted stadium with 10 000$ lens with tripod or monopod. Tamron sells entry level lens, stop searching a trick, you wont find any other than lenlighting the scene!
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