Digital cameras forum: What is the best camera for outdoor/night sports events

by: cbuck894 September 4, 2010 6:45 PM PDT

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What is the best camera for outdoor/night sports events

by cbuck894 - 9/4/10 6:45 PM

I'm looking for a camera that will take sports action shots at night, specifically football and still take great indoor sports shots as well. Right now I am alternating between a Kodak Easy Share Z650 for outdoor shots during the day because it has a decent recovery time and does a good job in bright light. Indoors and in dusk type lighting I am using my Kodak EasyShare Z1015IS. It is much better than the Z650 in the gym setting but at dusk it starts getting grainy and when it gets completely dark, even with the bright football lights, the players have to be within 10-15 feet of me to get a picture that is even semi-acceptable. I use the ISO setting and that helps at dusk.

Any advice would be appreciated.

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