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What Autofocus settings for a dance recital?

photographerdave

North Florida, US
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photographerdave Registered since 23rd Dec 2005
Sun 08-Apr-12 01:13 PM

What would you experts reccomend for photographings a Dance recital? Lots of random movement, no flash, large groups as well as single individual dancers. Thanks in advance

David

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four eighty sparky

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#1. "RE: What Autofocus settings for a dance recital?" | In response to Reply # 0

four eighty sparky Registered since 08th Apr 2011
Sun 08-Apr-12 11:17 AM

AF-C.

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JosephK

Seattle, WA, US
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#2. "RE: What Autofocus settings for a dance recital?" | In response to Reply # 0

JosephK Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his excellent and frequent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community in the Nikonians spirit. Nikonian since 17th Apr 2006
Sun 08-Apr-12 03:30 PM

This would be similar to low-light sports.

Moving subjects = AF-C.
Number of points: I would start at 9 and adjust from there

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Seattle, WA, USA

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