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BlueNinja

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I acquired the use of a digicam (Canon A70) today. I want to take it to KloudBurst, but there is a problem. I will be wanting to get liftoff photos of rockets, however there is a noticeable delay between pushing the button and getting the pic. Noticeable meaning more than a second, like 2. Is there any way to instantaneously get a pic?

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Most (that I know of) digi cameras have an auto focus built into the shutter. By means of pushing the button down about 1/2 way, the camera will auto-focus and can be held there until the user wants to take the pic. I'm not sure on the A-70 but it shouldn't be too hard to find out. Try pushing down 1/2 way on the shutter button and listen for the camera lens dialing in or out.
 

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Test coming up.

it makes a little quiet rapid clicking noise, then it beeps.


still confused.


EDIT: Figured it out. I stink at cameras, but I have to hold the button down halfway until the little green thingies ppear, then take it. it zips instantaneously.
 

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Alrighty, got another question so I'll use this thread. What is the best shutter speed for rockets, mostly fast ones, and aperture setting?
 
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