Book of the Month · Project of the Month

More Photography Lessons… (I need to take a class!)

Whew. Trying to figure out how to work the Christmas Camera is waaaaaay harder than I thought. I may have to completely throw in the towel and pop for a real class with a real instructor, 'cause I ain't making any headway on my own. Just when I thought I couldn't combine this control with… Continue reading More Photography Lessons… (I need to take a class!)

Book of the Month · Project of the Month

Boring Post Alert! Learning Camera Controls (Unless You Dig Photos of Shrimp Salad and Freshly Baked Bread)

I played around with my Christmas camera tonight, trying to make some headway into my February project- learn how to operate my Nikon 3300. I swear, I'm going to figure out this piece of technology and I am paging my way through my "Nikon D3300 For Dummies" book to help. Tonight I learned about several… Continue reading Boring Post Alert! Learning Camera Controls (Unless You Dig Photos of Shrimp Salad and Freshly Baked Bread)

Tourism Adventures

February Tourist Trip- Dragging the Family to Oceanside

It's getting difficult to get the four of us together for a tourist day. Between college and high school entrance requirements we are more scattered than ever. Plus, the half hour ride in the car to get anywhere means 30 minutes of butt jokes coming from the back seat. Aside from bringing The Girl to… Continue reading February Tourist Trip- Dragging the Family to Oceanside

Book of the Month

February Read: “Nikon D3300 for Dummies”

I have had good luck with the "For Dummies" book series when I need a general, basic introduction to random subjects. Maybe their "Nikon D3300 for Dummies" will be an appropriate place to get acquainted with my Christmas present? I have no idea what white balance is, and don't know the difference between aperture control… Continue reading February Read: “Nikon D3300 for Dummies”