Z6 Basketball settings

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Thanks Randy - what about you AF mode & settings?
always AFC, even for stationary stuff so you don't forget toe change to AFC
single point or Dynamic AF (used to be group AF on dslr). I like dynamic for less distracting BGs or BIF but I've been sing dynamic for my cluttered backyard shots. If the bird's eye is anywhere in side the matrix of sensors the eye is tack sharp
 
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I shoot manual, so the exposure is not affected by getting the gym lights in the frame.
I shoot from the court floor, so some of my shots will get the gym lights in the frame, which can confuse the meter into underexposing the players.​
For most BB courts, the gym lighting on the court is even, so manual works fine.

As with Randy, I use the lowest ISO that will support, max aperture and 1/500 sec shutter speed.
In my rather dim gym, I use a f/1.8 or f/2.8 lens, wide open.

WB. With my D7200 I shot auto WB. With my Olympus, I used custom WB, because the auto WB color was "off."
IOW use what works for YOUR gym.

Focus point is same as Randy, I use single point or D9.
 
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