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Oly C700 Is Giving Me Grief.. Help Please!  
User currently offlineJBLUA320 From United States of America, joined May 2002, 3175 posts, RR: 19
Posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 1649 times:
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Hi there..

I have on Oly C700 and take TONS of pictures with it.. I find that most of my pictures are either grainy, jagged, dark or a combo of all 3.

I normally dont mind, because what I see at EWR is usually something I will see again, aka, a CO 73NG.. however, it really upset me when CO Peter Max 772 roared in over my head @ 150 AGL on 9/22

Any help on how to set my ISO's and settings and stuff for the C700 would be appeciated..

Thanks
JBLU

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User currently offlineContinental From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 5499 posts, RR: 19
Reply 1, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 1649 times:

I'll have to check that out, I just got one and I'm heading out to MSP tommorrow!

Continental


User currently offlineRes From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 417 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 1633 times:

Well, the best is 100 ISO. A good thing to learn is to use only the A/S/M mode, and control the shutter manually and let the aperture have a mind of it's own. I only use the higher ISO settings when its darker outside.


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User currently offlineSabena 690 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1621 times:

I used ISO 100 and diafragma 7.0 in LHR, and all my pictures were as grainy as what  Sad

What is wrong with those settings?

Rgds
Frederic


User currently offline22886 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 403 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 1606 times:

I use the C-700 in P mode with ISO 100 and it works fine, I even got some of these pics onto the database.


User currently offlineJeffM From United States of America, joined May 2005, 3266 posts, RR: 52
Reply 5, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 1591 times:

JBLU,
I use the C-700 as well, and all but 2 or 3 shots of mine in the data base were taken with it. Here are my settings:
aperture or shutter priority to achieve at least 1/400th of a second.
ISO 100 only.
Optical zoom only, NEVER use the digital zoom (that may be the culprit)
SHQ mode.
White balance set to auto, but frequently set it manually with white card stock.
Metering done with matrix mode 80 percent of the time, spot mode for those tricky dark or backlit shots.

Hope that helps.

Jeff Miller


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