My next photo outing was a little more successful. I returned with some pictures and learned that a pro memory card is probably worth while. So is shooting in RAW.
This time I remembered to bring my memory card. I also brought along a spare 2gb backup card I purchased on the spur of the moment. The weather was cooperative (it wasn’t raining). In fact, with late afternoon sun mostly peeking through the clouds it was pretty good.
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I had always planned on getting a spare memory card. After today a spare memory card I can leave in my camera bag just went to the top of my “to buy” list.
I had always planned to get a spare memory card. But I thought that a 2gb card would do me fine for a couple of months. Even with RAW+large JPEG files at something like 25mb per shot, you can fit a lot of shots on a 2gb card. Enough anyway for the kind of shooting I do, close to home, or at least close to a car where I could have a laptop if needed.
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My new Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II finally arrived yesterday. I’ve only had time to unpack it and take a few snaps, but it’s awfully nice.
Well, it’s finally here, my new 1Ds Mark II. The two week estimate turned into three actual. But it’s here and it’s paid for and I can try out some new photos.
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