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It’s a Nikon D40

bearded iris

Can you stand another flower close-up? They’re all over the internet, flickr in particular. I apologize if it’s just another yawner for you, but it seemed the best way to broadcast my happy news: I have graduated from a point-n-shoot and am now the proud owner of a digital/SLR camera! Impatient, I bypassed the instruction manual and just started capturing some of my sister-in-law’s gorgeous garden. Rich color and fantastic clarity are now possible.

Orange and Blue compositionBut now, 34 photos later, after satiating that initial new-toy excitement, I’m ready to kick back a notch and read up on how to achieve the best results. Allelujah! There’s no stopping me now!

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  • Lisa June 13, 2007, 7:53 pm

    Thank you everyone. Glad to see I haven’t bored anyone!

  • Maureen Madden-Kershaw June 12, 2007, 8:08 pm

    Lisa, Your first flower made me gasp–has Georgia O’Keefe been reincarnated? The beauty, positioning and color are breathtaking.

    Maureen, 6/12/07

  • Kelli June 11, 2007, 12:48 pm

    Oooh, that is great. And my favorite way to learn too!

  • Fran June 11, 2007, 8:44 am

    Photos of flowers are never yawners for me! Congrats on the new baby — your spiffy Nikon! Oooh, are those poppies I see? I’ve got to plant some. I still have plenty of space in my garden, although I planted a coreopsis and two little blue-violet plants whose name I forget but that look like heather. Color! Don’t we love it!

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