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If you have automatic white balance enabled, you can try using something like a "daylight" setting instead. This should result in less blue channel gain (and noise) when the scene is lit by incandescent (or other "warm") sources... at the cost of displaying the scene as very yellow, obviously. This has the possible side benefit of giving you a more accurate ...


This is to be expected. The mode you are using when the rear screen shows the shot is called "live view", and in this mode, the camera uses contrast-detect autofocus, which is very accurate but inherently slow. If you use manual focus or prefocus, the lag should be somewhat reduced. In "normal" SLR mode, the mirror directs part of the light to your ...

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