Vibration Reduction Modes

There are two VR modes available, along with Off (no VR). Let’s examine what each mode is designed to accomplish:

  • On Normal: This mode is designed for shooting static subjects. If you are handholding the camera, or it is on a wobbly tripod or on a monopod, this is the best mode to use. Do not use VR when on a solid tripod or unexpected results might occur (e.g., odd-looking background effects).
  • SPT Sport: This mode is designed for shooting sports where subjects are moving rapidly and unpredictably. Use this mode for panning. The camera will detect when you are panning with your subject and turn off VR for horizontal movement. It will correct for vertical movement only when panning. When the subject stops moving and ...

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