September 19, 2008


it's been a mixed bag of tricks this week....tuesday, I dropped my precious, I mean my camera. many sighs of relief were breathed when everything seemed to work normal and I took it on my beach trip. it even got me through the inspections and the 300 shots I took of the sunset wednesday night. thursday, though it decided to die....well, not so much die but not work in any sort of mode except automatic. *shudder* the apeture is stuck at f/1.8, shutter speed is stuck at 30" and exposure compensation is at -2. so, basically I can take pictures of anything really up close and bright light or it better be still. *sigh*

so, it forced my hand on upgrading my camera - where I had planned to do it later in the year, the new camera comes today. thank god for small favors where a few months ago I would have been without a camera.

the beach was gorgeous, if filled with jellyfish. the shrimp eaten while overlooking the starlit beach - beyond yummy and the malibu and pineapples didn't hurt either. those are the days I love my job. today, however, I have to deal with the nitpicker from hell.

and, thanks again to the two guys that pushed my rental out of the sand when I got it stuck. I need to make sure before I make a u-ey that the shoulder can take the weight of the car. but those damn boat reflections were calling me.


  1. i miss the beach.

    what kind of camera did you get?

  2. canon 40d is what I'm getting.

  3. Oh, you're going to LOVE the 40D. I would have gotten that, but it seemed a bit too big for what I'm comfortable with. I have several friends who have it though and practically worship it.

    And, I can't wait to see what you do with your new macro lens!!!

  4. 40D? Is that what I have to work up to?


    Jealous. Much :)


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