My First Photography Lesson

“When all else fails, read the directions.”
~Everyone’s Mother.

Just two days ago, I wrote how I want to learn better photography skills. In the last few days, I’ve worked toward that end: reading the manual that came with my Kodak camera. Trying my hand at photographing anything and everything. Pointing and shooting my Kodak as much as possible.

Okay, not really. Not all of that. But I have been reading the manual, and I must admit I realize I’ve fooled myself. Because while a Point-and-Shoot camera is just that easy, there’s so much more to it. For instance, … read the rest. . .

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Picture This!

It’s no secret that I’ve been wanting to learn better photography tips. My brothers and my daughter are all naturals when it comes to cameras. Me? Notsomuch. But I definitely want to learn.

I have a great camera. You’ve seen it, right? My Kodak Z990 EasyShare Max camera. It is, I’m told, classified as a point-and-click camera. Honestly… I don’t even really know what that means other than “easy to use”. I know (I believe) it’s not an SLR, which stands for Single Lens Reflex. I’m not really sure what that means. But I think it’s more complicated than Point-and-Click.… read the rest. . .

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First Morning [Photo Entry]

Epiphanie is at it again… This great company offers amazingly beautiful and durable camera bags that ~ get this! ~ don’t look like camera bags. I swear! They look like a modern woman’s bag.

And this modern woman wants one. So I’m entering this photo in their Picture It: May Photo Contest. This month’s theme is Morning. When I saw that, I immediately knew which photo to submit.

I took this picture on Sunday, October 25, 2009. It was the first morning in my house. My house. The house I’d searched for and prayed for and finally found. It was … read the rest. . .

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Lizzie and I are both feeling a little better today.

Remember this picture of her? I took this with my old standard Sony digital camera. The kind that works well, fits in my pocket, and is great for outings such as Disneyland.

Then I got my new camera. And I took this picture of her. It took me only five minutes to install the software and transfer from camera to computer to blog. How awesome is that?


It’s better, right?! The color, the detail, the shading.

It’s just much better.

And Frankly, My Dear… that’s all she wrote!

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