Is paved with choices, trials, and tribulations.
Summer might have gotten here, finally. Or has it ?
Well, our currants are slowly getting red at last
and we play outside after dinner
I’ve had trouble setting my new Sony A57 camera to deliver to the NEX standards. The SLT technology causes a 1/3 stop light loss and the camera has to bump the ISO to make up for it, hence being noisier than NEX at similar settings.
But after a lot of messing around with camera menus and options, I found some promising improvements
I’d rather have perfectly acceptable grain like here at 1600 ISO, than mushy detail smeared into watercolor by an overzealous in-camera jpeg engine
High ISO always works better in black and white
We’re leaving tomorrow for a week , and Marla’s cousin is coming along for the ride. A week in the South in a nice property with a large swimming pool is a pretty nice prospect;
When no more pictures are allowed, they let you know without the shadow of a doubt…
And if you don’t get it they’ll tell you again
Unless you can bribe them into posing for you
In which case the model attitude returns quickly
We have a 7 hour trip ahead, and at midnight my poor baby still couldn’t sleep. She’ll sleep all the better in the car tomorrow. And now I gotta pack the cameras….