Going RAW

April 29, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
I decided in 2013 I would shoot in RAW. Yes, yes it does make a difference. What is noticeable is clarity and color control. Even with my 18-55mm "kit" lens, I am able to sharpen the image so much more. Why I resisted using RAW for so long I cannot explain. Now I need to work on doing better at framing, capturing the moment, ascetics, artistic...
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My new Canon 7D

September 11, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
I am so excited to expand my equipment. I have upgraded from a Rebel XSi to a new higher resolution and more powerful Canon 7D. My first project was capturing images of the Battle of Tunnel Hill Civil War Reenactment on Sept 8, 2012. Immediate increase in resolution quality is noticeable. I also have to give thanks to my neighbors, Brian & Kim who...
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In addition...

July 18, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
In addition: My camera was a wonderful gift from my wife and I couldn't be more thankful. It came with two ("kit") lenses: 18-55 and a 55-250. All pictures taken in 2010 and 2011 were done with the original lenses. I have learned that 99% of a great photo has nothing to do with the lens or editing. Photography is more about framing the image, bac...
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