Oct 19 2008

Get In Close

Published by under Tips and Ideas

I have been reading several books by well-known professional photographers. What is really exciting is that some of the tips they are giving me are things that I have already been doing to some degree or another. One example is in regard to sports action. One of the main reasons I bought my new 40D from Canon is that it was much more suited to taking sports photos. Six frames per second and JPEG bursts of up to 60 or 70 in a row. I keep thinking that I should use raw mode more often. One reason I have been avoiding it is that the burst mode on the 40D in raw mode is only 17 frames rather than 60. Then there is the file size issue. Currently I can take about 1,200 photos without backing up memory cards. With raw mode that will drop dramatically.

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