to find inspiration-
To keep the dream of spring in mind until it arrives.
sorry so small
first crocus with a bee
I really was digging, back at old CD copies from hubby's very first digital (2001, yes he wanted one sooner) and attempts at using this very primitive and (at the time) reasonably priced camera. It had very basic features and would in todays market be not be in the same category of quality of a small child's 1st digital now sold! The brand was a Jam Cam, only small built in memory and no tools just literally point and shoot.
Of course he was frustrated (even as a hobby, he was used to his Nikon-FG SLR and variety of lenses and filters) and the following year he was able to buy a camera more fitting for his expectations, a Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S85. It was not one of Sonys firsts, but gave hubby the features he was more used to with his old Nikon-FG SLR. Having only 4.1mp and 6x zoom it does have the a Carl Zeiss lens that he was able to buy addition extensions and filters for (eventually) though he hungers for more, it will have to do unless he chances across a lucky shamrock or lotto ticket ☺. Prices and features have both improved since 2002! He could get a camera today with more professional features for what that camera cost back then. Much like any computer-family items.
Below is one of his first shots of that springs crocus. What a difference a camera and equipment can make in the right hands (his hands compared to mine☺).
you can even see some munch marks from a hungry critter on the edges of the first petals
and a tiny fly inside
It was still trial and error. He snapped and I saved onto the computer. One of the things we have changed is not saving all photos in email mode, as suggested to us. If you want to print your photos that size will leave most wanting, especially if you capture a real keeper. We continue to learn more every day.
Enough words from me for today. Mr Linky is below to share your links for me to visit as well as fellow readers. Also linking this week to It's a Very Cherry World for Rednesday and Mamahood, Among Other Things for some different photo-blogs for you to discover.
until next time ...