Entering the DSLR bandwagon…

What a birthday!! After much research, practicing with a film SLR, and indecision if this was the right thing to do, Alan and I went to Vistek and he got me a Nikon D80 as a birthday present – or sort of… Being a standard lens girl myself, I shunned the kit zoom lens for a nice and trusty Nikon 50mm f1.8 lens. What does that mean? It means I have no zoom but I get sharper images and more flexibility for getting nice pictures at low light without using a flash.

Here’s the camera right out of the box:

In the box

Outside

Lens

I’m now waiting impatiently for the battery to charge so I can start testing!

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Author: guerson

Born and raised in Brazil, a Canadian stole my heart and took me to Canada in 1999. After seven years between Montreal and Toronto, we then moved to Barcelona, Spain, where I did research for my PhD thesis. This blog began as a chronicle of our adventures while living in Barcelona and exploring the old world and has acquired a life of its own after we moved back to Canada.

9 thoughts on “Entering the DSLR bandwagon…”

  1. Parabéns pela camera e pelo aniversário !!….você vai adorar a camera. Logo sentirá a necessidade de uma grande angular…uma 24, ou 21…. : )

    Abraço e boas fotos…

    Daniel

  2. Eu só tiro fotos no meu celular(pelo menos tem 3.2Mp!) e olhe lá…
    Mas feliz aniversário! :)
    Francisco

  3. Que beleza, hein? Confesso que tô com inveja. Xiii essa palavra é interdite. ;-00 Vou é trabalhar mais pra comprar uma pra mim. Bjs e feliz aniversário, Alexandra! Já fez a Revolução Solar? ;-)) Ah, não esquece de dizer os comandos, se vc gostou e dar aula aqui pra mim que não entendo muito de tirar fotos.
    ;-))

  4. Revolução solar??…

    Quanto à maquina, ainda estou me adaptando a nova lente, já que a que eu tinha antes era um pouco diferente… Assim que eu tiver umas fotos interessantes eu mostro aqui ;)

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