Raw from now on…

I decided to make a little change in how I store my images from now on. Since I’ve been using using Lightroom 3 for some months now I see how good noise reduction can be applied, which makes me think about some old photos I deleted because I deemed them too noisy. So, from now on, I keep all my images in Raw format (which is native DNG in my Pentax), the filesizes in my case is somewhere between 13 and 20 MB, it’s not so much when you consider how big harddrives are today. It means something like 70-80 Gb per year at my current rate, so a 1Tb disk (which is about standard today for an external drive) would last me for more than 10 years! And, with raw I can always go back to the original image and fix things that I’ve learned later, as well as use new better software! :-)

…oh, and by the way, I really like my new Tamron 70-200 2.8, it’s really superb, and ever so sharp. That and my 50mm 1.4 is what will always be in my photobag…