OK, this is an oldie, from January 2003. I’ve been looking through my archive disks, trying to rework some of the past productions. And it’s made me rethink an axiom. Is it the photographer, or the camera?? I’ve long held that a good photographer can excel with a bad camera, while the best camera in the world won’t salvage the vision of a bad photographer. But in reviewing these old shots, I’m not so sure (at least about the 1st part). After being back in the “real” camera world for 1.5 years (with my Nikon D-70), I’m shocked at how bad these old shots are. Crappy sharpness, digital noise, poor dynamic range... the whole thing. I had to do a TON of post processing on this one to even get it up to mediocre. And several shots that I posted to contests 3 years ago are downright unsalvageable. Maybe a really good photographer could excel with that old Kodak LS443, but I was churning out crap!!.