Four years ago, this month, my husband bought me my first digital camera, a point-and-shoot. I was a month away from having our fourth child, a girl, after three boys. I wanted to be able to capture her birth on a camera that took better pictures than the 35mm film camera, I had had for my boys. As soon as I began taking pictures with my new digital camera, I was hooked. I took pictures constantly and of everything! As the years went by I began to study more on taking creative photographs and getting out of the automatic mode. I wasn’t able to do much with my camera outside of the auto mode, but it once again ignited a fire in me to try to get the best pictures possible.
For over a year, I have been cleaning a neighbor ladies house every other Friday. On the Fridays that I’m not cleaning my neighbor ladies house, I clean at my girlfriends home. The money I received from cleaning has gone into my camera fund. I have been saving and saving. A few times I had to dip into the fund and it set me back a little, but I just kept plugging away.
A couple of weeks ago my dear, sweet husband told me to get the camera that I have had sitting in my Amazon wish list for the past year. I didn’t have all the money needed to buy the camera but, he generously offered to cover the difference. To say the least I was ecstatic! With a little trepidation, I typed in all the necessary information and purchased the camera. Never before have I bought anything that cost that much money. My heart was literally jittering! What a huge decision! Even after months of research, I was concerned that it wouldn’t be just what I wanted.
I didn’t need to worry! I am enjoying my new camera tremendously! I am amazed at the pictures I am able to capture with it.
Take a look…
As a matter of fact, it is beautiful here today. I’m heading outside to take full advantage of it. I can’t wait to see what photographs I can capture!