Shooting in RAW

What an awesome day! The photo class was fantastic and the Paleo meetup (which I missed the potluck part) contained some great info too. I did not have much time to eat during the day and it wasn’t really a problem. Breakfast (omelet with smoked salmon, pea shoots and tomatoes) was around 7am and then dinner was around 7pm. Had my own sampler of the snacks I took to the Paleo potluck, but since I was too late I took them back home. The photo class ran over and I had to drive across town to get to my destination, making me about 1 hour 15 minutes late for the potluck.

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Gosh when you start exploring the world of photography you realize how much you dont know. And they convinced me to shoot RAW again so I can tweak the pics better. Working in Manual and Aperture mode was fun but made me realize how little I know about my camera. I was out of my comfort zone, but pushing my limits is a great way to learn. And did you know you can get Photoshop as cloud solution for only $10 per month?

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Here are some different light settings, while we were experimenting with strobe lights and natural light.

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Here we were improvising with foods. The first picture only includes a strobe light and leaves long shadows and the second one we used a styrofoam board to reflect the light back and tissue paper in front of the strobe to soften the light.

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