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Postby Sksnbart » Wed Apr 30, 2008 11:07 pm

Soo, I just upgraded to a Digital SLR, the Nikon D40 to be exact. I'm really excited to start using it (the battery is charging). Everyone who has this camera, their pictures are so clear and crisp. I was using the Nikon Cool Pix before, but it just seemed like all my pics where coming out grainy and blurry.

Anyways, if anyone has any advice that they would like offer, I'm all ears. I've never used an SLR, and the camera seems over my head at the moment.

Thanks! :D
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Postby booboo » Wed Apr 30, 2008 11:42 pm

welcome!! that is so awesome that you just got a new camera.... I bet the pictures are so crisp because most of the new lenses come with the 'image stabilization', which compensates for the natural movement when you take a pic. I want one of those lenses so bad!

I found this website SO helpful, it is great for people who are new to manual controls: Stop Shooting Auto blog. The lessons are pretty quick, easy to read through when you just have a few free minutes :)
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Postby Sksnbart » Thu May 01, 2008 3:57 am

ooh thanks for that site, maybe I can learn something :)
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Postby booboo » Thu May 01, 2008 7:09 pm

yeah, I am learning a lot!

another place where I am learning stuff is on Flickr.com ... we have a little TWW group if you want to join (http://www.flickr.com/groups/twwbabies/)
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Postby Sksnbart » Sat May 03, 2008 4:24 am

ah thanks, I'll head on over there. I'll take all the advice I can get. I'm getting some great pics, (just goofin around) but at the same time, I need to leard about lighting and angles.
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