Having problems with your Nikon D40x Digital Camera ?

I have a NIKON D40 and want to shoot on MANUAL MODE and taking pics of my son's basketball game and NOT getting clear pictures, what settings do I use for that?


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Based on the following descriptions:\015\012http://www.imaging-resource.com/PRODS/ND40/ND40MENUS.HTM\015\012
\015\012I'd say use the little person running, or 'Sports' mode. This basically chooses a high (fast) ISO and fast shutter speed, in attempt to let the most light in and reduce the exposure length to reduce blur.\015\012
\015\012Hope this helps.\015\012
\015\012Oh, FYI, manual mode is very useful...if you find a shutter speed and f-stop (aperture) that works for your setting -- which can be seen in the viewfinder or on the status LED on the top of the camera -- you can set the camera to those settings and know that the shots should turn out well, where any 'automatic' type setting is very convenient, it has the potential of adjusting the lighting based on the wrong 'subject' of the photo and leaving you with a under or over-exposed photo. Best of luck!
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