- Photography: My Equipment
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|My first digitaI
camera was the Olympus Camedia 2020 digital camera.
I loved this camera. It is a point-and-shoot camera, yet allows me
to have complete control over all of its features. The camera came
stock with an 8 MB SmartMedia memory card. I found that using
a 64 MB SmartMedia card worked better for me because it could hold
between 128 to 150 photos at a resolution of 1600 x 1200 using high JPEG
compression (i.e. a compression factor of roughly 10 on a scale of 1 to
99). That is a whole lot of pictures. I use a USB Card Reader
to download the pictures from the card to my computer. I can choose
between three picture resolutions (640 x 480, 1024 x 768, and 1600 x 1200)
and three compression levels (high, low, and no compression).
After using the Olympus C2020
for six years I finally decided to upgrade to a digital SLR. My choice
is the Canon EOS 30D digital SLR camera.
It is an incredible camera but when the Canon EOS 40D was released I couldn't resist and upgraded to it. I highly recommend either camera, although the 40D is my favorite.
For a list of my other gear, visit my gear and lenses page.
I store all of the
and RAW image files that I produce with my digital cameras on CD-R or
DVD-R discs. The beautiful thing about being able to make
perfect, digital copies of ALL of my photos and burn them onto multiple
CD's (and store one copy off site), is that it is now a lot harder for
me to lose those unique and special family moments. (It has always been
a fear of mine that if my house burned down, I'd never be able to replace