Weigh-In Wednesday | Hobbies

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The winter that never wants to end continues here in Indy.  Though I shouldn't complain because the 14" of predicted snow over the weekend turned out to be about 3".  But the cold.  Oh the cold. I decided on Sunday that I would not let the bitter temps keep me from a commitment I had made to myself to practice shooting photos.  And my sweet son agreed to join me.  So we bundled up and set out.  What does all this have to do with Weigh-In Wednesday?  Well, here's what's in my head.... What we … [Read more...]

Friday Favorites

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1. Doesn't Target always hold special treasures we aren't looking for?  My last trip there, I came across this super cute journal.  Perfect timing as I'm starting photography lessons. 2.)  Speaking of photography.... I love my camera bag.  But it's more functional than attractive.  It'll be great when I'm in hiking/outdoor times.  But I wanted a camera bag for times when I also wanted cute with my functionality.  Enter the Libby Bag.  I am loving this bag {a birthday gift from my man}.  Just … [Read more...]

How to Stop Shooting in Auto Mode | Part Two

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Last Friday, I shared my journey to the camera and equipment I have today....  But today it's time to officially STOP shooting in Auto Mode! Again ~~ I feel the need to say:  I do not even pretend to be an expert.  I don't even pretend to have the basics nailed down.  I'm just a girl who made the commitment a year ago to stop shooting in Auto Mode.... who now wants to help you make the jump too! If you are stuck in Auto Mode, I promise that learning to shoot without that crutch will leave … [Read more...]

How to Stop Shooting in Auto Mode | Part One

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Friends, let it be said:  I will not try to pretend to be some all-knowing, fantastic photographer.  What I am is someone on the path to learning more and more about photography....  And right now that means I will not allow myself to shoot in Auto Mode.  In this two-part post, I'm sharing what I've learned thus far. Today we are talking ~~> Equipment! The Camera... My 1st DSLR Years ago I purchased a package from Costco of a Nikon D60 with two kit lenses.  That camera was a great … [Read more...]