Am I doing something wrong? Sony A57

Started Jan 31, 2013 | Discussions thread
William Porter
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In reply to JajoB, Jan 31, 2013

Big point for you to take away: ISO 3200 and 6400 are (by and large) desperation settings. You use 'em when you have no choice. And don't expect the results to be top-notch. High ISO settings are like air bags in your car, or life insurance policies. You pay for 'em, but you'd rather not use 'em.

The other big point is, get better light. Turn on another light in the room. Use a flash. Move baby near a window. Whatever works.

But you do not need a faster/better lens, at least there's no evidence in this thread that that should be your first remedy. If you were going to spend money, a bounceable flash would be a better next purchase than a lens.

Good luck and have fun.

Will

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