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Is there a way to get shots like this?

Beachthongs

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"RE: Is there a way to get shots like this?"

Beachthongs Registered since 08th Mar 2013
Sat 27-Jul-13 01:22 AM

>Camera settings:
>
>AF-C mode focus
>
>Dynamic Area AF set to either 21 or 51 points (not 51 3D)
>
>Use the Center Focus Point
>
>I would keep custom setting a4 at the default setting (Normal)
>– If the camera keeps shifting focus to the background then
>set a4 to Long.
>
>Release mode CH (6 frames per second)
>
>Metering - Matrix or Center Weighted (Spot metering doesn’t
>work well for erratically moving subjects)
>
>Adjust ISO to keep the shutter speed at 1/1000s or faster – if
>possible stop down one stop from wide open.
>
>Shooting:
>
>It will be best if the dog will sit in one place and come
>running on command. If not have someone stay with the dog
>until you are ready and then send the dog running.
>
>While the dog is stationary focus on the dog and keep the
>shutter button pressed half way.
>
>As soon as he starts to run hold down the shutter button – do
>the best you can to keep the center focus point on the dog and
>shoot until he is too close to focus or until the cameras
>buffer fills.
>
>You may want to use a slightly shorter focal length since you
>will end up with images of the dog in the center of the frame
>– you can crop for composition later.
>
>It also may help to start with more distance between you and
>the dog. With practice you will be able to track him for the
>whole run.
>
>You will never get 100% of the shots in focus – remember that
>you are just looking for that one great shot.
>
>Practice, Practice, Practice
>


Brilliant answer!

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