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10-27-2012, 06:41 PM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by JohnBee Quote
The camera you're using isn't proficient at this particular type of photography. And of course, some people will argue until the cows come home that the K200D can do everything perfectly.
No camera can do everything perfectly, but as e images show very clearly, the problem is not a camera limitatin but the simple fact that you can't stop motion on low light with slow shutter speeds. No camera can. There is no getting around the need for more light and/or hgher ISO to get the shutter speed. The K200D, like any camera, will do better with more light. Sports photography in low light, especially with slow lenses is difficult, and that remain true regardless of what camera you use.

For the OP: you specifically ,entioned getting better results from your P&S, bt I think you will find on cloer examination that any shot that looked better pon your P&S was taken in better light and thus was able to get faster shutter speeds. Or, you used flash. Again, there is absolutely no way any P&S camera is going to do better in the same light. More modern DSLR's will do *slightly* better that the K200D in that you'll be able to get a stop or so less noise for the same shutter speed, but you'll still have to make sure you ahve fast enogh shutter speeds, and you're not even slightly close to having fast enough shutter speeds as it is.

Bottom line: you need more light, not a new camera. A faster lens will help somewhat, but again, you're *way* off of having fast enough shutter speeds, and a faster lens won't make up the difference.


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