My Birthday, Soccer Fun, RAW Questions, and Legacy Lens Lust

Today's my birthday! Annnnndddd that aside, now on to the rest of my thoughts from today and yesterday. I really, really enjoy photography; like competing in athletics, it makes me feel good. So, after I finished the first day back at FSU, I didn't have to work, and I'm not working out until Friday because …

Trail Marathon, FSU/UF Swim Meet, Focus Issues, and Pushing ISOs

I shot almost 1150 images at the 2015 Swam Trail Marathon (and half, and 6.5) this morning. However, as I have been for the last several weeks and months, I struggled with a bunch of shots that were soft - missed focus! Ugh. But where I thought there was a problem with lenses, or my …

Practicing a One-Flash Set-Up with my New SB-700

Since I bought myself a SB-700 as a Christmas present, I thought I might should try to practice shooting some portraits with it. When better to practice some indoor shots than on a rainy day? So I made my brother put on a nice shirt, and we went outside into the garage to practice some …