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Getting into photography

I’ve been playing around with the D60 and some digital editing.  Nothing much, just minor adjustments and cropping. Since I’m doing such minor editing I don’t bother purchasing any photo applications like Adobe Photoshop Elements.  The freely available Paint.NET is more than enough for me so far and the more I look at it, the […]

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Family

Memorial Day Weekend

This was one busy weekend.  Friday and Saturday was spent going and coming back from Strasburg, PA.  Sunday we had a family BBQ with friends over. Today we went to the city and saw the USS Kearsarge.  It’s in port as part of fleet week in the city.  Lily took our son last year Friday […]

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I got the Nikon D60

Well that was not too difficult.  After doing some shoping we went to Costco and picked up the Nikon D60. We went the next day to Strasburg, PA and I took about 300 pictures of the kids and the trains.  Got back today and used Paint.NET to touch up some of them before uploading them […]

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To Digital SLR or not

I’m not a camera person.  I have a really good memory for events and like to talk to people. I can’t show people what I saw but the telling is very entertaining. This really means I take lousy pictures, mostly because my hands shake. Using a small camera like our Canon SD400 always get a […]