This Pretty seal-puppy is Abigail, Julie’s newish niece. We visited on Tuesday, and towards the end of the night as dad Stewart, was cuddling and playing with Abigail I grabbed my 500D with 40mm pancake and took a few shots without flash. This one was by far my favourite, shot wide open at f2.8. I got 1/125th sec using ISO 6400, and was astonished as always that even a 5 year old camera can deliver such high ISO performance. What surprised me even more was that the noise-fest that the RAW image was, was totally tamed by Lightroom’s noise reduction module. Much has been written about how good it is, but I don’t think it has been praised enough; I love it!