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01-02-2013, 09:36 PM   #1
Rick from Tasmania
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Pentax X90 shutter lag for action shots

I'm a newbie and I want to take sports/action shots but I miss the shot I want because the camera takes a moment take the pic when the shutter button is pressed. I must have it on wrong settings... or can it be saved to internal memory instead of card for quicker results?

01-02-2013, 09:42 PM   #2
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Your shutter speed is too slow, the simple solution is to shoot in shutter speed priority and set the shutter speed numbers higher until you can see it freezing action.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Rick from Tasmania Quote
I'm a newbie and I want to take sports/action shots but I miss the shot I want because the camera takes a moment take the pic when the shutter button is pressed. I must have it on wrong settings... or can it be saved to internal memory instead of card for quicker results?
I'm afraid the X-5 does have a bit of shutter lag out of the box, but if you make sure the focus is locked ahead of time, then you'll be able to get the shot faster. The SD card doesn't have anything to do with shutter lag, so I wouldn't worry about that.

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01-16-2013, 10:23 PM   #4
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Thanks for your replies. Setting it to shutter priority seems to do the trick. Cheers.

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