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Old May 17th, 2004, 10:12 AM   #16
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XL1s Low Light

I run into the same low light situation constantly during wedding videography. Sometimes the banquet supervisor lowers the light at the reception to th epoint where you can barely see how many flies you are eating in their Godawful soup.

What I do is this: To keep gain "grain" to a minimum, I shoot at
"o"db and 1/30 shutter. The images are warm and the motion blur is acceptable. Be careful, however, because critical focus in auto is shot to hell.
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