When panning should image stabilization be on or off?

1 year 6 months ago #629371 by Ruben Wade
Good morning PT!  Man, anyone else freezing your butts off today?

If you're in a warm area, don't answer that.  :rofl:

So usually my image stabilization is always on with the exception of when I'm using a tripod.  However I seem to recall reading or hearing from someone (i can't remember), that when panning you turn image stabilization off.  Now seeing I don't pan that often, this hasn't been something I thought about.  However I'll be doing some panning tomorrow afternoon and now thinking about this.

Should IS be on or off for panning?  

Thanks!


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1 year 6 months ago #629376 by Nikon Shooter
Like always, when working is stable conditions — read on
tripod — OFF is the way to go. Why take something use-
less in the equation?

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1 year 6 months ago #629385 by GaryA
Its been awhile, but going back to my Canon days, Canon allows you to click in two different modes for their IS.  These are creatively named Mode 1 and Mode 2.  Mode 2 works for panning horizontally.  Mode 1 corrects on both X and Y axis, Mode 2 only correct on the vertical axis. So if your handholding the camera, the IS will compensate for any slight vertical movement while still allowing blurring to occur horizontally.   

I think this is correct, in a simplistic answer.

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1 year 6 months ago #629386 by GaryA
PS- It is raining today.  It's been raining for about four days in a row.  The whole state is flooded, it is so bad in the backyard that fish are drowning in the pond.

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1 year 6 months ago #629409 by Tim Wiener

GaryA wrote: PS- It is raining today.  It's been raining for about four days in a row.  The whole state is flooded, it is so bad in the backyard that fish are drowning in the pond.


You all need the rain don't you?


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1 year 6 months ago #629421 by GaryA

Tim Wiener wrote:

GaryA wrote: PS- It is raining today.  It's been raining for about four days in a row.  The whole state is flooded, it is so bad in the backyard that fish are drowning in the pond.


You all need the rain don't you?

Yes, badly ... but not all at once. ;)

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1 year 6 months ago #629457 by Steve Zahra
I always have my my image stabilization on when not using on tripod


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1 year 6 months ago #629610 by Roman Omell
Keep off if you don't need it


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