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03-26-2012, 01:23 PM   #1
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setting Q

im shooting a few track days at the mo camera is set on the preset action/sport setting can some of you clever lot help me out with some fast settings for my pentax Km

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If you want to get some panning shots (sharp car, blurred backgrounds) you need to pan (follow the car) as you shoot. I have found around about 1/125 shutter speed works for me with a 200mm or so lens. I usually shoot on Tav (shutter priority), I start the day at around 1/200 or even 1/250 until I get the hang of panning again (keep checking every now and then how sharp the shots are) and as the day goes on bring the shutter speed down till I get to where I can no longer get sharp shots.

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got the panning bit all sorted when im next on my pc and not laptop i'll add a few pics cheers jezza i will try next track day

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