Thread: HELP! 70-300 af
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Old 28th May 2012
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Re: 70-300 af

I tend to agree with Ian about the shutter speed and aperture.

Terry I'd also point out that as your age increases so does the need for faster shutter speeds, health problems can also effect your ability to handhold.

I'm guessing like me you are no spring chicken and I know I now need shutter speeds of at least the same as the angle of view (300mm x2 = 1\600sec) even with IS enabled to be sure of sharp shots every time.

When I think that six years ago I could handhold a image like this at a focal length of 150mm (300mm) at 1/40sec and now I would struggle at 1/300sec.

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