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    I think you know what I was trying to do here. I set up my camera with the following specs:

    0.067 sec (1/15)
    Focal Length:28 mm
    ISO Speed:1600

    but I'm new at this (just got a new camera) and the picture is overexposed (this is with a lot of editing in photoshop). I'll try to find a picture on flickr to compare it to, but I think you can tell what I was trying to accomplish. Why did I fail miserably? Any tips for next time?

    1. Diseuse 114 months ago | reply

      This is what I want

      -- from sevennine - (?)

    2. Travis Jon Allison 114 months ago | reply

      Thanks for the comment on my Zipline picture.
      I have a couple of other pictures of dogsledding where I had some success too:
      Kearney Dog Sled Races

      I think there are a couple of things to try to improve things:
      1)shoot on Shutter Speed priority - pick your shutter speed and let the camera pick the aperture. This usually takes some experimentation but I always start at 1/20th.
      2) make sure that the shutter is set on motor drive (I can't think of what it's called on our camera). That way the camera will take the 3 or 4 pictures in a row while you are panning - usually one of the will be a goodie.

      Good luck. Don't be afraid to ask more questions...

      Seen on your photo stream. (?)

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