If you take a poll of new DIY bloggers asking what’s on their Christmas list, probably over half would say a nice digital SLR. It doesn’t take long for a blogger to realize the importance of photography in the blog world.
Here’s one more example. Below is the picture with action…
The time also came when I finally learned how to use my camera. It’s so tempting to let your big intimidating digital SLR do everything for you, but I will tell you that the best thing you can do is take control and learn how to use manual mode. Another area I have grown in is staging. I’m definitely not an expert, but I’ve learned that it’s worth taking the time to style a photograph.
I still have tons to learn and I’m ignorant about so many things in the photography world, but one thing I know for sure is that it’s a skill worth honing. If you’re interested in sharpening your photo skills, you can find great series and tutorials on…
Oh and there are so many others, but I just don’t have time to gather them all.
So, what’s my point? I want to encourage you. You can be a good photographer and take great pictures. Just be a willing student and the great thing about a digital camera is you don’t have to fret about wasting film. Just hit the delete button if you take a bad pictures. So, dive into those manuals and hit the forums, read up on photography tips and snap away. And if you don’t have a blog, you’ll be capturing beautiful memories of your family and that’s certainly worth it.
Before I go, I wanted to give a quick update on Albert Crombie. Julie helped me find his daughter-in-law, grand daughter and great-grand daughter on FaceBook. I sent them messages and I’m waiting for a reply. I’ll keep everyone posted!
I’m headed to the gym tomorrow followed by a bowl of divine cream of crab soup with my mother-in-law and a trip to Lucketts to refill my space.