How to take sharp action photos?

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Photographing a perfect crisp, sharp and clear picture is what every photographer strives to achieve. But, 90% of the time they are unclear or blurred. This is when you may ask, is there a way to improve how my action photos look? or how can i improve my action photography? To know the answer, please read on. Below we have listed some tips to improve action photography. Practicing these steps over and over and again and again, you can definitely be able to take clear and sharper action photographs.

Put the camera in Shutter Priority mode
It places an emphasis on shutter speed. Shutter priority is the best mode to use if your objective is to get clear and sharp pictures.

Set the shutter speed to 1/1000

Setting a fast shutter speed helps you freeze the action. It also minimizes the chances of clicking a blurred picture. This means the photo that the camera captures will show what was happening in that one one-thousandth of a second.

Change the focus mode to AF-C on or “continuous focus.”

Changing the focus mode from manual focus to auto focus- continues, allows you track and determine movement of the subject.

Set the shooting mode to High Speed Continuous

Shooting in 'High Speed Continuous' mode allows you take multiple shots of the same action. Later you can choose to select the best one from them. In High Speed Continuous mode, the speed at which the camera takes the pictures is much faster. Certain cameras can take as many as 8 photos per second.

Change the Focus Point

Changing the focus point from manual focus to auto focus does impact you pictures. Auto focus is best to use in action photography as it automatically keeps you subject in focus. Whereas, manual focus generally keeps your subject in the middle of the frame. Manuals select zone will change the focus to concentrate on the middle of the frame.

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