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Using manual mode is helpful when shooting in these circumstances. This is due to how the camera meters the amount of light in the picture. The camera doesn't necessarily know the difference between a dark shadow and a dark object. If your subjects are dark (football players wearing black uniforms) then the camera is going to try and slow the shutter down ...


Years ago I tried to shoot night sports with an XTi and f/4-5.6 lenses. Unless the artificial lighting is equivalent to a pro level stadium, you're probably not going to be able to get what you want. Even if you are going to push the ISO all the way to the XTi's highest setting of ISO 1600, your required shutter times to freeze the action will be out of ...


If you have a problem with several lenses, and the camera is still under warranty, I'd get the sample pictures on an SD card (also adding pics of a neutral grey/whitish wall at varying apertures for reference) to take with you to the shop, and get it serviced there.

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