Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Urban Myth of Auto White Balance and RAW

I believe there is a persistent “urban myth” that if you shoot RAW, you don’t need to set white balance, you can just shoot with auto white balance. Now, it is true that you can easily change white balance in … Continue reading

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Equipment Lust

Okay, what can I say? I learned about a new camera and I can’t stop thinking about it. I thought I was over the adolescent-like lusting after equipment, but maybe we don’t ever get over that! Just to keep me … Continue reading

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Context or No Context

Several things have made me think a bit about context in nature photography. It can be an important part of nature beyond the subject, but sometimes a simple photo of a subject without context is also important. Context is the … Continue reading

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Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Cameras

Now that I have been shooting with the NEX cameras for about a year, I thought it would be a good time to review what that has been like and talk a bit about compact mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras (no … Continue reading

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