Focussing needs thought. You can tell the serious photographer from the snapper by the amount of thought they give to this process, even with the highly sophisticated autofocus systems now found on modern cameras.
The risk of using software to sharpen if you don’t know what you are doing is that you can ‘solve’ one problem, but can create a much bigger one – over-sharpening your images.
Does size really matter? Is all the fuss about bigger sensors a lot of marketing hype or does it really make a difference to your images?
Last summer and early autumn you may recall we ran a photo contest seeking to encourage people to ‘liberate their photos’ from their memory cards. The winner of our contest, Christopher Wesser, won a shiny, new Canon EOS 70D and a day out with Canon Ambassador Ulla Lohman, who shared her expertise with Chris and helped him hone his craft on a magical journey through frozen Bavaria…