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10-31-2011, 10:45 PM   #1
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Continuous frame shooting

I noticed that when shooting in continuous frame multiple shooting, the images don't always get recorded to the card in the right order. After shooting a few soccer matches I found that some of my shots were obviously not in file name numerical order. At first I thought it was just my imagination, but I have several sequences that recorded out of order. Is this a buffering problem or is my card too slow to record 7fps even if it was only 2 or 3 frames? Using a class 6 Transcend 16GB card.

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First time I hear about this type of pb although I do myself a lot of continuous shooting. Do you shoot RAW or JPEG?

Further, was your card full or near full?

In any case, I suggest to upgrade to a class 10 card as a fast card is definitely an advantage.

Food for thoughts..

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I did see that ones before too. Never put attention in it my self.
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I normally shoot RAW, but in this case I was shooting JPG so it wouldn't take so much time post processing 2,000 images of soccer matches and activities. I'll have to go back to other events that I did shoot RAW and see if I can verify any order switching. The card still had lots of room so it wasn't running low on space and I always performed format after off-loading the images.
I did get burned on another issue by not shooting RAW. After shooting a night match under the lights I forgot to change my WB back to daylight the next day. It's almost impossible to correct the WB on JPG but a snap with RAW. I saved some time in PP on one day and lost it all the next.

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QuoteOriginally posted by AOShep Quote
After shooting a few soccer matches I found that some of my shots were obviously not in file name numerical order
If I undertand you correctly, in a sequence of 3 original shots:

shot1
shot2
shot3

and assuming your camera was set to calling them Pentaxnnn.JPG, then for example:

Pentax721.JPG=shot1
Pentax722.JPG=shot3
Pentax723.JPG=shot2

So if you sort them by filename they are out of sequence, but if your image viewer sorts them by EXIF Date/Time they're fine?

If so, I'd set your file viewer to sort by EXIF Date/Time or if it really bugs you, do a batch rename. I'd use the freeware image viewer/processer XnView for this. Say you first sort 300 raw images by EXIF Date. The earliest is PENTAX0721.RAW, Then batch rename them. In XnView's Batch Rename, you can sort & rename in one go (using my own files as an example):






Actually, if it was up to me, I'd do the raw processing in EXIF Date/Time order, delete the failed shots and finally batch rename them at the end, so the sequence numbering was contiguous.

Dan.

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