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Canon 5D Mk II shoots only 2.1 FPS burst instead of 3.9 claimed, why?

I've timed my 5D Mk II at 2.1 FPS during burst shooting, which is way lower than 3.9 FPS promised by Canon. The time of taking a shot does not depend on image quality / size, so I assume memory card ...
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What are the practical uses of low speed continuous drive (shooting) mode?

The Canon 7D has two types of continuous shooting mode: High speed continuous and low speed continuous. What are the practical applications (scenarios, photography style, uses, etc) of using the low ...
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Can I do exposure bracketing as a burst of shots on a Nikon D5000?

Is it possible on Nikon D5000 to do AE bracketing in a burst? Currently I've been able only to set bracketing mode but all three firings had to be done manually with the trigger button.
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Is 2 megapixels enough for 4x6 prints?

My compact camera has a burst mode, which shoots 10 fps at 2 megapixels. I plan to use it at an upcoming company sporting event (basketball and tennis, outdoors) and plan to post memorable moments at ...
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Is burst rate higher in RAW mode?

I own a Nikon D5000 and the Wikipedia page says that : Continuous shooting 4 frame/s for 67 Large Fine JPEG or 11 RAW frames Does this mean that keeping the camera in NEF (RAW) mode increases ...
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What are the downsides of leaving my camera in burst mode all the time?

Is there any harm in leaving my camera in high speed burst even when it's not specifically required? Will it have a negative affect on my photos when I'm not shooting action shot, such as portraits ...
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Can lens focus speed affect continuous shooting speed?

I was using a 50mm f/1.8 II lens on my Canon 40D yesterday, and I was trying to capture some action shots using continuous high-speed drive mode and AI Servo autofocus mode. I was using a shutter ...
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What conditions hold up continuous shooting?

Sometimes when attempting to shoot continuously (at high speed) with my Nikon D90, something appears to block the smooth interval between shutter releases. I have it set up to take RAW and JPEG ...