New Canon XSi User

Started Aug 4, 2009 | Discussions thread
WilbaW
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Re: New Canon XSi User
In reply to originalstarlite, Aug 10, 2009

originalstarlite wrote:

No one has mentioned turning off the IS when on the tripod. I have read so often that IS will make the picture worse when mounted on a tripod.

It can do, but it isn't always the case. Older lenses should have the IS turned off, newer lenses can turn IS off themselves, but you should still turn IS off for those lenses with long exposures. So it's not a bad idea to get into the habit of turning IS off every time you put your camera on a solid mount (and remember to turn it back on again when you dismount).

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