13th February 2005, 04:21 PM
Inspired by other newbies, I've decided to try taking my kitty, Embur, with my newly acquired Canon G2. Pls give me your valuable comments.
13th February 2005, 05:08 PM
Cute! if u can use flash for fill it it will be nice.
13th February 2005, 05:24 PM
try another shot without the light in the picture.
13th February 2005, 08:34 PM
Embur happened to jump onto the hifi, so I thought of taking the closeup with the red packets hanging from the celling light, for some Lunar new year mood. Will play around with different settings and framing the next time.
Whoelse: I can't use the flash, as it would blind Embur's eyes.
Is the color a little too blue?
Originally Posted by ortega
13th February 2005, 09:06 PM
main reason is that the light will fool your metering
24th February 2005, 09:46 PM
Managed to get a reflection shot... Any comments on the composition, subject?
24th February 2005, 10:08 PM
Congrats on ur new cam! G2 is a very capable camera!
A lot of fun can be had with it! As well as top notch pics.
Looking at your pic hmm, not too sharp.
I figure u didn't enable the macro mode? I like to take the kitties closeup with macro and eye level, until all the hairs can be seen. Try getting the cat to look into your camera, closeup or just take half of its face or something eye level or slightly above. I guess you can measure the sharpness and focus with ur LCD
Looking forward for more pics!
24th February 2005, 10:54 PM
Yeah I think it's not too sharp, I merely resize the pic without touchups.
The pic was taken using manual mode, I'm still trying to get the hang of it. I happened to see Embur taking a comfortable spot, so decided to get down to catch a shot. Interestingly the reflection became a part of the pic. No I didn't use Macro mode. I'll try out your suggestion the next time.
How to measure sharpness & focus using LCD? In fact the picture look very good in the small LCD. I think my camera has metering, how do I enable that function?
25th February 2005, 12:05 AM
Maybe try set it to portrait and macro, for a sharp pic, blurred background and fill your viewfinder with ur kittys head, lol. Your LCD should be able to show if ur subject is in focus or not hmm metering yep, just read the review