A&P need advice: night pics come out blurry

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  1. civicmon

    civicmon got all my game from the streets of california.

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    I have a standard Fuji FinePix 2400, 2.1mp.

    I've always had a problem with this thing taking decent night shots. My day shots come out alright.
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    The problem is my night shots are ALWAYS blurry... I'm heading to Shanghai, China next month :cool: and want to make sure my pics come out alright there.

    Is there something I should do/look for to avoid having them appear so blurry constantly?

    I have the latest photoshop, is there something I can do with that to reduce the blur and fine tune the images?

    Thanks!
     
  2. k2737

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    tripod
     
  3. Dnepr

    Dnepr Guest

    Tripod or have nerves of steel.
     
  4. MelloBoy

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    tripod + remote cable release if your camera supports it
     
  5. civicmon

    civicmon got all my game from the streets of california.

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    thought there would be another option other than tripod... thanks!
     
  6. TypeSDragoon

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    there is

    use your timer on the camera

    set the timer, then you aren't touching the camera at ALL when the shutter opens to capture the picture
     
  7. Third Sight

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    There's always the option of a Monopod. But then, you'd have to worry about your shots being slanted, which I don't think you'd have a problem with.
    If it's at all possible on your camera, increase the ISO to a higher (only slightly) setting. That way, you're given more flexability about moving the camera slighty. I have the same problem as you, b/c some of my pictures come out blurry b/c of my shaking hands.
    Either way should work I would think. If they don't, let me know.

    By the by, that's an awesome pic. Probobly one of the best I've seen in a while.
     
  8. MelloBoy

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    use a table?

    melloboy
     
  9. JordanClarkson

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    you have a p&s. fuji's are usually set to have long exposures. set it to sports or landscape mode. lean on something while shooting. you can't get decent night pics without a tripod or setting your camera on something stable.
     

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