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Halloween captured with my new Canon EOS Rebel SL1

I’ve only ever owned point and shoot cameras and have never taken photography lessons.  I have always loved taking photo’s though and have always strived to do the best I could with the equipment I had, especially when it comes to photos of my daughter and for my blog.  Now that I have the Canon EOS Rebel SL1, I have the tool I need to work on improving my photography skills and take the most amazing photographs possible.

Over the last couple of weeks I have been playing around with the settings on the camera and with allowing the camera to automatically determine the best settings.  I can’t believe the huge difference in quality when even just using the automatic mode (which makes it as easy to use as a point and shoot).  My photos have a definite clarity and a feeling of real life to them compared to what I was previously able to achieve.  All without having to take lessons or pick up a book.

Last night I was able to to capture Keira’s second Halloween with the Canon EOS Rebel SL1 and I am so pleased with the resulting photographs that I just had to share.

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Some of these were taken in sports mode, some taken in automatic mode and some were taken with my own settings.  I think some of these are quite stunning, and all have captured a memorable moment in my daughters life.  My mom tried capturing some photos with her ipad without much such success – mostly just blurry photos since Keira can’t seem to just sit still and pose for photos!

To learn more about the Canon EOS Rebel SL1  and for the chance to win your own Canon EOS Rebel SL1 w/ 18-55mm IS STM Lens and a Canon EF 40mm f2.8 STM Lens –Total MSRP: $1009.98, check out this post about Planning my Baby Sprinkle.



kathy downey

Saturday 28th of March 2015

This looks like an amazing camera!

kathy downey

Monday 2nd of March 2015

I must say that Canon takes a nice clear photo

kathy downey

Tuesday 30th of September 2014

Love them,the expressions you caught are priceless

Chandra Christine O'Connor

Monday 4th of November 2013

oh my gosh she is so adorable. very very cute

Julia H

Sunday 3rd of November 2013

Cute costume! And the quality of the photos is very good - nice, crisp, clean.