6.14.11 ~ 165/365

15 Jun

I have very exciting news today!
Last night, I welcomed into the world the newest member of my family…

….the Nikon D7000!! (I could really put a whole row of exclamation points, but I think you get the picture 🙂 ).

Unfortunately, it was the same night that Phriend and I were signed up for a portraiture class at our camera store. I say unfortunately, because while the class was probably very informative, I just couldn’t pay attention as I wandered around taking random pictures as I played with my new baby.

One of the main reasons for “needing” a new camera was my D50 only had ISO capabilities up to 1600 (the other reason was the fact that the D50 was only 5 megapixels, which made printing anything above a 5×7 grainy). With my new camera my ISO goes up to a billion! (Well not really, but it’s a lot!). So on the way home, Phriend was nice enough to stop so I can proudly claim that I hand-held this night shot (with an ISO of 5000).

(ETA) I realized I should probably explain the picture- because while it’s a common sight to me, you may be scratching your head trying to figure out what it is. Its a lifeguard rescue boat (with the town’s name printed on it) with the bridge used to get to the beach illuminated in the background.


Posted by on June 15, 2011 in June


5 responses to “6.14.11 ~ 165/365

  1. Trish ~ ♥ ~

    June 15, 2011 at 12:45 am

    I was more than happy to stop and was glad I was there to share in your excitement. I really can’t wait to see all the shots you get now. This is my favorite from last night. Yes, a common sight for you and me, but how often do we just stop to just look at and enjoy it’s beauty?

  2. Janell H

    June 15, 2011 at 6:47 pm

    Congratulations on the new camera! Love the look of the sky in this shot.

  3. Danyelle

    June 15, 2011 at 9:01 pm

    Getting a new camera is very exciting. The sky in your picture is very pretty.

  4. Chelsea

    June 15, 2011 at 11:32 pm

    So exciting! Love the sunset in the background and the boat…such a fantastic setting! Postcard perfect!

  5. Gretchen

    June 17, 2011 at 2:29 am

    Congrats on the new camera… super exciting! I like the shot too!!


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