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Tripod use with IS lenses

Pozo
Contributor

Hello forum!

When using my RF 24-70 IS L lens, and my Canon R body, should I be turning off the IS feature on the lens when I'm using a tripod?? I'm planning some fireworks shots which will be relatively long exposures. 

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Tronhard
Elite

As far as I know, you should not have to with the L version.


cheers, TREVOR

Before you ask us, have you looked in the manual or on the Canon Support Site?
"All the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow", Leo Tolstoy;
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Tronhard
Elite

As a bonus, FWIW, you might find this article on shooting fireworks, from an expert, of some merit:
https://www.dpreview.com/techniques/3418510936/tutorial-how-to-photograph-fireworks-for-4th-of-july-...


cheers, TREVOR

Before you ask us, have you looked in the manual or on the Canon Support Site?
"All the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow", Leo Tolstoy;
"Skill in photography is acquired by practice and not by purchase" Percy W. Harris
"

jrhoffman75
Legend

From the lens instruction manual"

Screenshot 2022-07-03 200535.jpg

Support | Standard Zoom | RF 24-70mm F2.8 L IS USM | Canon USA

John Hoffman
Conway, NH

1D X Mark III, Many lenses, Pixma PRO-100, Pixma TR8620a, LR Classic

Tintype_18
Whiz

Good question. Bet you will get a bang out of photographing fireworks.😉 Possible to post a couple in the "Share" section?

 

John
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