Old 12-24-2009, 03:56 PM   #1
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Default How fast should the zoom be zoomed?

I knew this would be rejected but still tried my luck.

my rejected zoom pan shot here

This is my first attempt at a zoom pan which I have to say I am pretty pleased with but need to get the front a lot sharper next time I try.

Is there any method of obtaining a good zoom pan or is it just down to luck.

The shutter speed was I believe 1/10 and I tried to start the zooming just before I released the shutter. Am I on the right lines, another question is how fast should the zoom be zoomed?

Many thanks Mike
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Old 12-24-2009, 04:16 PM   #2
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Shorter shutter speed will help, you have to much blur or time zoomed, you will just have to find out how fast to zoom to the speed of the train.
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Old 12-24-2009, 05:12 PM   #3
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If it were me, I'd go out and practice on cars to get a feel for how the timing works...
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