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Patrick 

member since: 2/1/2007
 

Film Speed When Shooting in Horse Arena


What would the best or at least better film speed be for shooting indoor with natural light and mild action? Specifically equine movement?

2/1/2007 6:17:46 PM

 
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  If you are shooting in a show ring, there is probably more light than you think. A film with an ISO of 800 should do a good job for you. If you are shooting in less bright circumstances, get as much film speed as you can find. Don’t forget to keep the camera stable. You wouldn’t want camera movement increasing the problems with horse movements.
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John Siskin

2/1/2007 6:38:31 PM

 
Patrick 

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  Thank you. Would this film speed also work for enlargements?

2/1/2007 6:44:39 PM

 
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  Fuji makes a nice ISO 800 film. I think the code is NHG that will enlarge well enough to 8X10. I wouldn't count on any 16X20 prints from 35mm negatives. Very high-speed film will not enlarge terribly well.
Thanks, John Siskin

2/1/2007 6:52:50 PM

 
Patrick 

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  Thank you again

2/1/2007 7:02:24 PM

 
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  Glad to help! John

2/1/2007 7:27:39 PM

 
Samuel Smith
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  welcome patrick,
that's not a lot of info.
most indoor shots with mild action can be taken with 400 speed film.if your shooting in auto and selecting sports mode you'll be fine.
now if your talking horses inside in an areana,john is correct.
sam

2/1/2007 9:55:19 PM

 

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