Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/03/25

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Subject: [Leica] Admiration for Ted and many others!
From: pdzwig at (Peter Dzwig)
Date: Fri Mar 25 03:00:16 2005
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Gerry walden wrote:
> Yesterday I had a solo photocall with Olympic diving silver medallist 
> Peter Waterfield at the local pool, and I have never shot diving before. 
> I was using a Nikon D1X and a 70-200 image stabilization lens shooting 
> at 640iso. Peter was diving for me from the 10 metre board, and I was 
> able to get about 6 shots in on 'continuous' mode before he hit the 
> water. Framing was fine (checked on LCD) and I was really pleased with 
> the way the shoot went until I saw the results on the computer - not a 
> single sharp shot amongst them!! The poolside shots, and the static 
> shots on the end of the board were razor sharp, but the action shots 
> were virtually unusable.

auto or manual focus? Could be reflections from the pool causing malfocus if 

Peter Dzwig

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