Blurry photos in the gym? Try this.

Photography 101 | February 28, 2016 | By

Camera manual

Gymnasium lighting is not the most conducive to capturing the fast paced action of indoor sports.  Selecting an automatic function on your camera often results in blurry photos at best.  Here are a few steps you can take to increase your chances of getting a sharp shot of the action:

1.  Set your camera to manual (M).
2.  Set your ISO to 800 or higher (likely higher depending on the ambient light in the gym).
3.  Set your shutter speed to ~1/500.
4.  Select a wide aperture (e.g., f/2.8, f/4.0, etc.).

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