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Action Photography Frustration

by rsmg / February 16, 2004 12:42 AM PST

Are there any digital cams, (affordable), that can snap an action picture promptly when the button is pushed?? Yes, I know about the multiple sequence photography but, short of that, I haven't seen or heard of a cam that can snap a pic in less than a second after the button is pushed!

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Re:Action Photography Frustration
by trip222 / February 16, 2004 2:29 AM PST

what's (affordable)?

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by snapshot / February 16, 2004 5:10 AM PST

If you want to just press down the button and get a photo, you will get a delay of one second or more.

If you prefocus by pressing the button down halfway and then snap the photo, many cameras can do that in about 0.1 second. This is considered fast in the digital world.

Two possible solutions:

Use a 35mm film camera.

Use a digital camcorder that lets you select individual frames to create still pictures.


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