Friday, August 6, 2010

Red Cape

This year I thought I'd try something different, so rather than just setting my camera on a tripod and shoot at slower shutter speeds, I mixed things up.

Since I was shooting moving subjects in fading light a higher ISO was needed to allow me to keep the shutter speed at a higher rate.

I was concerned about too much noise, but that turned out to be less of an issue than expected.

The combination of higher ISO and faster shutter speed were such that I could hand hold my camera, giving me more flexibility than I would have had using my tripod (which I did have with me).

Had it been darker, I would not have had this option.

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