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Just shot some pics with my first nice camera. It's a canon rebel xs with a 75-300mm lens. Went out this morning and messed around with the advansed modes mainly the TV mode. Let me know what you all think any pointers would be great.

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Nice shots, Matt. I really like that dog pic. Great news on the new camera, and welcome to HSO/FM and the photography board. Good to have you here.

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Congratulations on the camera! I like that dog shot for sure!

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Thanks the dogs pic is one of my favorites. I use to take a lot of photography classes in high school but that was using a 35mm SLR camera and that was 9 years ago. I'm still getting use to the digital version. Have any of you used the RAW format on the canon's and how does that work? I was going to go out this week and mess around with that next.Right now I'm just recording in the high quality mode.

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Congrats on the new camera! Always a good when you get a new toy like that! Nice lookin dogs!

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Congrats on the new camera. I would stick with the JPEG for now. Raw is just another thing to worry about at first. There are a lot of good reasons to use it but I wouldn't worry about it when you're first starting out. Just have fun with it and keep it out of Auto. grin

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