The shot of Nellie is gorgeous, Susan. Certainly a keeper!I have a nice SLR that I never use anymore - very spoiled by the instant gratification of a digital - but really miss the control of the SLR.
Laura,Thanks for the praise. I was hoping to capture that relaxed, floppy look that Nellie does so well. I love the auto focus on this camera...my digital chooses what's in focus for me, and sometimes I want to do something "arty" and I can't. My digital is a pretty cheap one...I bet the top-of-the-line ones do amazing stuff. But I am enjoying Dad's camera. Every time I press the shutter, I think of what he would say about the shot.
Well, you sure got the floppy look! That's a pic I'm sure you'll treasure in the years to come.Taking a pic of a white cat next to a window is tricky business - it's hard not to overexpose - you have to compensate for what the camera's eye sees.I have my eye on the Canon Digital Rebel that I can use with my fancy lenses - but I want to take a photography class first and learn to use all the bells and whistles - and finally understand f-stops and shutter speeds first!Isn't it nice to have something of your dad's that you can use and appreciate and be reminded of him?
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