Friday, March 19, 2010

The Package

That package I was talking about yesterday...
you know the one where the Fed/Ex man and yes he was cute foursons met me in town...
well
this 
is 
what
was 
waiting 
for.

My brand spankin new Canon 50D.

I think I am in love!
That is, if you can be in love with an inanimate object.

I actually read through the entire owner's manual.
Yes, I am crazy like that.
Plus, if I am going to own a camera like this, 
I had better get to know how to push its buttons.


Can I tell you how much fun I am having with this baby?

Oh, why don't I just show you instead. 

The first thing I did was walk outside and take a picture of this rock.
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And then my Bogs.
For you non winter dwellers- these are super comfy, warm , completely waterproof boots.
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Then I wanted to play with the shutter speed.
Mister Luke agreed to be my assistant... 
and shake his hair like a crazy kid.

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Shutter speed not quite fast enough- a little blurry!
A small adjustment and ...
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some more detail. 

He then decided I should see if it worked taking pictures of him doing 360s.

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We won't tell him

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that they look a little 

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like

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pirouettes.

Then next day I went exploring 
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and found

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all kinds of cool things

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to take pictures of.

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I just love old gas stations

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and old trucks

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and trains.

I also love this little guy...
but you already knew that!
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This one has to be one of my favorites

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because had I tried, there is no way I could have gotten Jackie Boy and the goose ahead of him to get their feet in sync.

So there you go- that is how much I am having with my new toy!

Have a lovely weekend. 

12 comments:

Farmgirl Paints said...

Oooh what a fun toy. Those pictures you took were really good. Now each post will be packed with pictures. I love that. Have fun exploring:)

beka said...

Ha, that is so cool. I'd read through the manual too, if I had one... Ah...gotta love Canons. ;)

Brigetta's Mom said...

Fun for your spring break trip!

2 Moms of a Feather...Stick Together said...

Loved your pictures...
I'm dreaming about a camera like yours! I need one...
hopefully before the wedding (Sept)
Did you get your laptop yet?
Mommy 2
Thanks for visiting the blog!

carissa @ lowercase letters said...

i have camera envy. : ) you are going to have so much fun with that!

JANET! said...
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JANET! said...

OOOOOHHHHHHHhhhhhhhhhh girl!!!!!! I'm TOTALLY jealous!!!! totally. And, I love your new photos!! they're fabulous.
(and, one of my favorite things to do when i get new electronics is - read the manual. front to back. it's so much fun! it's SO nice to know someone else enjoys it too!!)

Erin said...

Beautiful photos! And nice that the weather was good for playing with your new toy.

Christina said...

Those are great...that last one is truly a classic!

Brigetta's Mom said...

I love Your shoes!

Foursons said...

Oh I am sooooo jealous!!!!!!!! Glad the guy was cute. :)

Denise said...

your pictures are TERRIFIC!

we are canon lovers as well.