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"RE: Sports Photography"

bryant1976 Registered since 14th Oct 2009
Fri 01-Jan-10 05:44 PM

>Hi Jason,
>If you use your 55-200mm lens instead of the 18-55mm at the
>55mm zoom setting (f/4) you will gain a full stop over the
>18-55mm at 55mm (f/5.6). The one stop gain in aperture will
>allow you to use a shutter speed twice as fast given the same
>The rule of thumb for the minimum shutter speed to prevent
>blur due to camera shake is:
>Minimum Shutter Speed = 1 / 1.5 X focal length of the lens.
>Minimum Shutter Speed = 1 / 1.5 X 200mm
>Minimum Shutter Speed = 1 / 300 th sec.
>The above formula is for DX bodies without the use of VR.
>Good Luck and Enjoy your Nikons!

Excellent! Thanks for that wonderful advice! Hope this information has also helped the OP. I'll try this out very soon. Hopefully I can get some great photos!

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