My Canon 1000D capture blurry pictures all the time

Started Feb 6, 2011 | Discussions thread
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mbrowne Contributing Member • Posts: 726
Don't be discouraged though

As you've seen, it's pretty much blur due to slow shutter. But you can get decent shots at that speed. Be aware of the challenge and work on holding the camera steady. The big thing is if your lens has image stabilization us it. Even at 1/6, image stabilization will give decent results. Here's a quick sample shot with IS. Not sure which lens you used, but this is handheld with my 55-250IS, ISO800, 1/6 sec, f/4.5. The IS makes all the difference:

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