Jpeg. I already sharpened it as best I could. A friend gave me more sophisticated instructions to try, which I will in a little while. Still, if the original were more detailed, I'd be pleased. A really good long telephoto is out of my price range. I'm using a Bigma which is pretty good but a little soft on fine detail.
yup .... it's just too bad that a person's budget makes such a difference. My neighbour sent me a link to his Boss's Wife's website and all the wildlife shots she has. But she has almost an unlimited supply of cash ..... tens of thousands of dollars worth of equipment ... numerous trips all over the world to places like Alaska and Africa (several times). It's pretty hard to measure up when you have a bank roll like that behind you .. sigh
Well, money helps get the best equipment and travel to beautiful locations but it doesn't get what you have... a natural affinity for nature which gave you many marvelous and exciting experiences. I treasure the few moments I have had, as mundane as they are compared to African wildlife! I think you treasure your moments too. Can't buy that!