More birds. Today was the day I figured out why my camera was taking pictures in RAW which I never intended to do. I found the setting! Yay! I also did a little bit of swapping of lenses between cameras, seeing how the very long lens works on my Pen F and putting the 12-400mm on the OMD EM1-Mark II. I like the way the Pen F takes pictures and it’s a slightly lighter, more easily maneuverable camera. We shall see.
I am finally realizing that like it or not, I’m going to have to shift my photo processing software from my very old version of Photoshop to Corel. I’m so used PS, I have trouble even wanted to use something else, but my software is old and won’t process Olympus’ version of RAW. Today, because I actually own Corel Ultra Photoshop 2021, I was able to process all those RAW images I had accidentally collected. I’ve been dodging around RAW because my computer is pretty full already and RAW images are huge. There’s no way I could store them, so I’d have to work with them, then convert them to jpg, then delete the RAW image. It’s an extra few steps I’ve been resisting. So much of my time is already absorbed by processing, this would add just enough more work to make me wonder if I can keep doing it. Maybe I need to take fewer picture, process fewer pictures. I need to do less of something. It’s well past midnight and I’m still putting tomorrow’s posts together. I think I need to acknowledge my age and limitations, but it’s very difficult. As time goes on, we give up many things and this would be just one more thing I would have to give up.
So we shall see. In the meantime, enjoy the birds. These are a little bit more graphic. I just felt like playing with images rather than just making them sharper. Something a little bit different.