I finally dipped deep into the piggy bank to upgrade my digital SLR camera from my trusted steed, a relatively old Canon D60, to a brand-spankin’ new Canon 5D. It’s difficult to compare these two cameras since 1) there have been several generations of Canon DSLRs between my two versions, 2) the D60 is an “enthusiast” [...]
Pros – Small – Fast – Reasonable pictures for small prints – Big LCD Cons – No aperture size or shutter speed controls – Grainy/noisy pictures for large prints – Small color saturation variance with ISO setting
While making plans to cycle through Holland, I decided it was time to upgrade my old [...]
Photography is one of my six million hobbies, but sometimes it gets more than its fair share of my time and attention. With no real artistic talent, I focus my photographic energies on the bits and bytes of creating passable digital images.
While my tool of choice is a digital SLR (right now a several [...]
Last week I attended a seminar put on by Apple and Canon on Appleâ€™s new Aperture product. Targeted at professional photographers, but clearly usable by advanced amateurs, Aperture appears to have the following functional goals:
Handling of RAW files (non-compressed or processed pictures) Loads of printing options Project management Non-destructive image processing