Nikon D40 with 18-55mm kit lens – sharpness test

Method Camera propped on worktop (makes a great tripod) White balance set to fluorescent Camera on aperture priority Shots taken in RAW First shot at ISO200, second at ISO400, and the third at ISO800 Shots developed in Camera RAW4.1 in Bridge CS3 Sharpening sliders set at ‘Amount’ 100, ‘Radius’ 1, ‘Detail’ 50, and ‘Masking’ 0.Continue reading “Nikon D40 with 18-55mm kit lens – sharpness test”

Choosing a digital camera (more added 23 July)

The first thing you need to know is what is on offer. There are three kinds of digital cameras. There are compacts that fit in your pocket. There are SLRs (single lens reflex cameras), and there are bridge cameras. Bridge cameras are smaller than SLRs but bigger than compacts. They try to make out likeContinue reading “Choosing a digital camera (more added 23 July)”