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…
There are many occasions when, and reasons why, an SLR is better than a compact camera, but sometimes the reverse is true and compact camera is the best choice. Let’s take a look at 8 reasons why you might want to use a compact camera and leave your SLR behind.