Remains. March 31, 2014 / Ginny G ~ ~ Remains of last season. Reminders of what could be. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ And where I shall remain. ~ Share this postRedditMoreEmailPrintFacebookLinkedInTwitterPinterestTumblrLike this:Like Loading...
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Beautiful images Gin, words too. I think the last photograph is my favorite. I have been meaning to ask you. What camera brand and type do you use. I have a lovely point and shoot camera that I really do love but I am starting to bump up against its limits where close ups are concerned. Starting to do some data collection and thought I would check with you.
I’m passionate about my camera – careful getting me started talking about it, Carrie. I studied photography back in the… 80s?… with an old Nikon, film, developed my own prints in the darkroom, oh it was fun. But expensive, and learning took a long time. What I love about the new cameras is you can see what you did right or wrong on the computer that night, analyze, and it costs you nothing. I wanted an upgrade from my pocket size camera (though miss the convenience) for years, and finally broke down a year and a half ago and invested in a Canon Rebel EOS T3i, with a zoom lens EF-S 55-250 mm. The lens is worth it – telephoto is fun! I never use the wide angle. All purchased refurb from B&H on-line – highly recommend them as well – and if you can – treat yourself to a lesson when you get your new camera – whatever it is – because they are complicated, and one day with a pro is not only a lot of fun, it jump starts your intimate understanding of the camera. I can recommend one woman in Washington State and a man here in Colorado if that helps. Both are great teachers and good people. All in all, it is an expensive investment, over a thousand dollars total, but it has been worth every penny and I have enjoyed this immensely. Bulky as it is, I carry this camera with me everywhere. I bought a cheap lens hood and never even mess with a lens cap (lost long ago). Hope this helps.
Ah, thank you Gin! This is a great help and I totally get that you LOVE your camera. I am growing rather attached to mine as well. I may just go and take a day class using the point and shoot I have, it would be good to really know I am bumping up against the limits of the camera. It just feels like that is the case. It is a sony cybershot 16.2 megapixel. It has some great features and takes the best realistic photographs of any camera I have owned. I can just tell as I start to get more involved in my photographs, which is such a lovely feeling, I want more from the camera. I looked around craigslist and can find a number of deals in my area for just the set up you are referring to. Time to start saving :) After new tires, brakes and life!
Not after life, Carrie – along with it. I have no car, insurance, cell phone… but I got me a nice camera. I also had to save for years… I forgot that part! No longer having to support the kids certainly helps! You may have to wait a while yet. It’s worth waiting, and enjoying the kids while you can, too.
The seed is planted. Your points are well taken and this is something totally worth looking forward to.