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use the camera like it should be used. dont worry about the shutter.. its replaceable for a reason.. :] go have fun ! practice your shots and try to keep more then u throw away ! in some cases u gotta burst but just try wink.gif AHAHA

+1. Shutters aren't all that expensive to replace, and if you're still using the camera when it goes, it's alot cheaper than buying a new cam.
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I didn't realize everyone here was such a fan of the Spray and Pray method. rolleyes.gif
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I didn't realize everyone here was such a fan of the Spray and Pray method. rolleyes.gif

What FPS games do to people. rolleyes.gif
post #14 of 17
Spray and pray has become a treasure trove for people that are not confident enough to get the right image at the right time -- and if they're not shooting film, it's almost always better to take two or more exposures , even if you only need one. It should be used as a tool, but not as a crutch. If you need to rely on it, then yes, you should improve your technique, but using it occasionally to make sure you don't miss something important (like at a wedding) is perfectly acceptable in my book. It's circumstantial but I'll take it.
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as some of you know i now own a canon 7d, this is my first dslr cam, one day i took 200 shots and just pick out 20 of the best. is that ok? or should i make every shot count? am i just wasting my shutter? there was another time where i took 320 shots and just liked 201 shots is that bad?

There's no film to waste, and a 1 gig SD card can hold a ridiculous amount of images.

Click away, prune the images later.
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If confidence is the issue, it's more important to spend some time learning how your meter works, rather than having to bracket every shot in hopes of getting a keeper. It might eventually be the difference between getting that quick shot or not.
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thanks everyone, wow what a great photography section is this. next time i will think before i shoot. lots of great advise..
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