Just because I've been starting each entry lately with an update on my hacking and wheezing, I just wanted to let you guys know that yes, I am still sick. I like to think that the coughs have become less frequent (do I sound like a broken record?) but I guess I deserve it since I haven't been this sick in a while. Better to cough for a month than have the flu, M I RITE?
Just because I still don't have much of the cahoots to post about actual things going on lately, here are more backlogged photos. As many of you know, I bought a Canon XSi Rebel DSLR back on Black Friday. I've had a lot of questions about it from people wanting to know the difference in quality and if it's worth it so I thought I would post some photos that are straight-from-the-camera quality. The only thing I've done is resized and added my watermark. That means no retouch, adjusting lighting, color correcting, nothing. My DSLR is set to take pics in JPEG so I'll show you what it spits out.
First up, these are test shots that I did using my Sony Cybershot T-90. It's a camera I bought last year and it's what I use to record my HD tutorial vids.
And here are the test pics:
Overall, a little cool-toned, a little washed out but not bad quality at all. The auto-detection for settings is almost always spot-on and it seems to take crisper photos than my old OLD Cybershot from 6 years ago. :P
And here, I am using my mom's black Canon XSi with her 15-55mm kit lens. (This was just before I bought my silver XSi, and I have the 50mm 1.8/f lens and the 17-85mm 4.5-6/f lens. But this kit lens is really nice! I recommend it.)
And the test pics:
Wow, can you say color? Obviously the Canon XSi has really excellent color output, even in the cooler lighting of my West-facing window. There's just something about DSLR photos that seem so much more... REAL. There's just that much more depth to each photo and more emotion behind it. Pretty magical.
Oh, and just because I know I'll get asked, I think I'm wearing NYX Fusion lipstick here, but I'm not 100% sure. These were taken when I had gotten home from a little shoot that I'll post pics of next time. I'm also doing my favorite layering-falsies trick (longer criss-cross lashes with shorter, voluminous Sugar cosmetics lashes.)
And yes, my bangs do grow crazy fast. But these pics were taken November 7th when I still had short bangs. ;D
K, time for rest. Night!