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suckbuthavefun 04-25-2004 7:03 PM

Just bought the drebel and am thrilled. Of the people that have it, how is the software that comes with the camera? <BR> <BR>(Message edited by suckbuthavefun on April 25, 2004)

richd 04-26-2004 6:00 AM

I haven't used the Canon SW much but if you don't have Photoshop 7 or CS it's the only cheap alternative to processing RAW files.

suckbuthavefun 04-26-2004 7:01 AM

I've had Photoshop 5 for quite sometime, but really haven't taken the time to "learn" it as the learning curve is pretty long. <BR> <BR>For the average home user, do you recommend using the RAW format. I've been using the L format. <BR> <BR>Tim

richd 04-26-2004 8:36 AM

If you want ultimate control over your pictures shoot RAW. there is a learning curve and you do have to process ever picture. PS 5 doesn't support RAW, you'd have to upgrade to 7 or CS or use the Canon SW. When you have a chance shoot some RAW pics and convert them with the Canon SW, you may like the extra control.

suckbuthavefun 04-26-2004 9:26 AM

Thanks

sdboardr99 04-26-2004 10:06 AM

You can also use Capture One Rebel to convert RAW files to jpeg, $49. Seems to be easier to work with than the Canon software and has more/better options. <BR> <BR>I personally haven't found much need to shoot RAW though. I shoot large/fine jpeg and use Photoshop Elements to edit the pics and resize them for the web. <BR> <BR><a href="http://www.pictureflow.com/CaptureOne/Pages/C1-Main.html" target="_blank">http://www.pictureflow.com/CaptureOne/Pages/C1-Main.html</a> <BR> <BR>

suckbuthavefun 04-26-2004 10:50 AM

Bill, <BR>Thanks, I think I will stick with Elements as it is much easier to work with. <BR>Tim


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