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01-27-2007, 06:38 AM   #1
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istDL shake reduction

This is a rookie question, but am I correct to assume that the istDL does not have a shake reduction feature at all? Thanks

01-27-2007, 06:46 AM   #2
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u are correct in assuming that.. only the k100d and the k10d have shake reduction..

01-27-2007, 07:50 AM   #3
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Thanks for the info. So to take a long exposure or with a 300mm lens, then the technique to avoid shake would be a tripod and a remote control?
01-27-2007, 08:10 AM   #4
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you got it. Best SR tool available is the tripod.

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yes but it also would be with an sr camera.. sr helps with shots on the edge so to speak.. it will help u avoid camera shake damaged shots it wont help motion blurred shots.. it wont help long exposure shots..

it permits handheld shots to be taken roughly with the shutter slowed down by a factor of say two compared to not having it.. it can be considered a replacement for expensive faster glass from a low light point of view or make faster glass seem faster in low light conditions..

combine it with the good low noise performance of the six mega pixel k100 and u have as good as u wll get low light camera.. or a good not so low light long lens camera.. to me the combo is worth a big saving in faster long range glass..

its good for a couple of F-stops.. but its a quick short duration thing.. it will probably damage real long exposures and is of no value at all..

a 1/2 second shutter speed is about its buttom limit..


ps.. its also of no value with panning type shots and will not help subect movement blur..

Last edited by trog100; 01-27-2007 at 08:21 AM.

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