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Saturday, December 12, 2009

Read This BEFORE You Shoot With The Canon Rebel T1i

It doesn't matter if the main subject of your photography is pets or kids, you need to understand these 3 tips BEFORE shooting with the Canon EOS Rebel T1i EF-S Digital SLR Camera.

These tips will help optimize your camera's performance. The tips originated from customer reviews - people who know how to make the Canon EOS Rebel T1i EF-S Digital SLR Camera work for them.

The Best Video Card
With certain SDHC cards, the card can't keep up with the camera writes in record mode. The bigger the buffer bar shown by the camera, the slower the video card. Video recording will completely halt if the buffer gets too big.

Solve this issue with a Sandisk SDHC video card (8 GB). According to one Amazon reviewer, "with a Sandisk 8 Gb Extreme III card the video worked fine, no buffer bar at all."

An Extra Battery
The Canon T1i battery power will not last as long as a still-only camera. Get a camera battery grip that holds two lithium batteries AND also holds AA batteries if the lithiums dissipate. You'll never be without camera power!

Low Sharpness Setting
A few customer reviews addressed "soft shots," defined as pictures with lower than anticipated sharpness. Canon's default factory setting for sharpness is set to low. The customer who discovered the low setting had no problems after the setting was adjusted.

Hope these tips were helpful!

More About The Canon Rebel T1i
Interested in more Canon Rebel T1i capabilities? Find out more about its features and read customer reviews.

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