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I think you should take some time and read the manual that came with the camera.
I search on the interwebz for stuff. haha

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is the 1st post 100x crop?
Completely untouched!

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IS/VR can actually introduce some blurring if the shutter speed is too high, due to the frequency at which the stabilisation element shifts.
I'll try turning it off.

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Originally Posted by laboitenoire View Post
Could be diffraction if you're stopping down to f/11...
This specific photo was at f/9 I know I don't even need over f/7.1.

I'm going to try a lot of different things the next time I go out. I'll try a lower aperture, lower focal length, AI Focus, and possibly no IS.
Edited by fastsite - 4/23/11 at 6:00pm
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post #32 of 45
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I search on the interwebz for stuff. haha
The internet is full of opinions, your user manual is full of useful information for novice shooters. I suggest you read it. Take it into the bathroom or something.
post #33 of 45
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The internet is full of opinions, your user manual is full of useful information for novice shooters. I suggest you read it. Take it into the bathroom or something.
To the toilet I go!
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post #34 of 45
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Well, I went and tried the things ya'll told me and I must say it was quite a bit better. Although I'm not completely happy, so I had to put a little of an unsharp mask on it. I then scaled it a little bit and it looks pretty darn good except the background is boring. I still want it even sharper but oh well.

Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture Value: 7.1
ISO Speed: 160
Focal Length: 200.0mm
AF Mode: AI Servo AF
IS: Off



Thanks for the help everyone!
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post #35 of 45
Definitely an improvement! I don't think you'll get much better with this lens.
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post #36 of 45
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Do you think the EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L would give me sharper images?
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post #37 of 45
I couldn't answer that correctly, never used it or researched it. Instinct tells me that it will be sharper, but only marginally.
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post #38 of 45
Nice shot of AL coming in! You taking these as KAPA?
Edited by Hawk777th - 4/26/11 at 4:35pm
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Nice shot of AL coming in!
Thanks? Were you there or something? Yes at KAPA.
Edited by fastsite - 4/26/11 at 4:40pm
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post #40 of 45
No I fly out of there! Nice pics!
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