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Old 3rd August 2009, 05:20 PM
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try and keep the rule of thumb of 1/focal length in mind... so if your using 300mm then you should be faster than 1/300th... obviously that becomes tricky depending on light, and the f-stop (which yours will be f5.6 or higher at 300mm)... so the only option is to hold it steadier, use a mono-pod or tripod perhaps, or bump the ISO, which gives you more noise (especially if you happen to under expose and need to push it back)

IS gives you perhaps 1-2 stops, but I find that i still like to stick to the rule of thumb even for IS if i want it super sharp.

for the web though, you can get away with murder (i do )
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