Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Happy Birthday to me!!!

Gary picked up my new lens from the post office today!!!! I have been asking for a 50mm 1.8 lens for eons!

I was so excited that I didn't even wait for him to make it into the kitchen! Connor and I ripped open the package and I popped it right onto my camera (which was conveniently waiting on the island since last night... :) )

Oh, I'm in love! It takes some getting used to, as it has a fixed lens... which means if I want to zoom in and out, I have to move my body! And being a very fast lens (f/1.8), the depth of field is very short, as you can see in this photo:


Connor's nose is in focus but his eyes and teeth are not! By the way, don't you just love the big gap? :) And now his front right tooth is wiggly! I told him that he'd better be careful or he'll have a big gaping hole soon, if he keeps at it! And I reminded him that next time, he should be careful of what he wishes for...! He's been hoping to lose his teeth for a few years now!

Anyhow, here's another while I was playing before dinner:

Don't you just love this one?!? Calvin Klein, here she comes!

(FYI - she peed on the floor just after this shot was taken... :) )

Gary took this one after dinner, as Aili and I were making faces at each other:

We're heading out of town this weekend to Gary's parents' place so I'll have lots of time to practice (I hope!). Lord knows I need it!!

Thanks for looking!

11 comments:

  1. Love the CK shot. Great photo! Looks like you're having fun!!! Have a fun weekend - lmk how things go!!! Have fun practising with the lens - as if you need it!

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  2. great pics as always Sue! That Aili is gonna break hearts for sure!

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  3. very cute photos, Sue!! Too bad she spoiled the "moment" by peeing on the floor! ROFL! Cant wait to see more pics!

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  4. great pics Sue!! you are one talented chickie, have a great weekend!

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  5. Happy Belated Birthday!! Looking forward to seeing many photos from you! Have a great weekend!

    p.s. Yes I'm still on the computer. (rolling eyes) Ha-Ha!

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  6. cool photos :) just gorgeous

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  7. Sue so very excited about your new lens!! Can't wait to see the new photos from your w/e away!

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  8. Oh, you are going to love that lens, baby!!! I can see many more awesome shots coming from you soon. Hope your weekend was awesome!

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  9. What awesome photos and oh I want that lens. Green with envy over here.

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  10. Wow, so many AMAZING photos, girl!!!! I am in love with my 50mm too! It just gets better and better!

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  11. Sue ... you are causing me to really want to learn more about photography, but I have to have a new camera and a lens like yours first. ;) Oh my !!

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