A new camera = time to experiment

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Having recently purchased my first DSLR camera, it’s time to take it for a ‘first date’ – the sort of thing you do to get to know it a little bit. Its settings, buttons and dials all look intimidating to someone used to a point-and-shoot camera, but thankfully, the advice of ‘just shoot’ seems appropriate in this context. Off to Yeouido Park I go:

Having recently purchased my first DSLR camera, it’s time to take it for a ‘first date’ – the sort of thing you do to get to know it a little bit. Its settings, buttons and dials all look intimidating to someone used to a point-and-shoot camera, but thankfully, the advice of ‘just shoot’ seems appropriate in this context. Off to Yeouido Park I go:

The leaves are changing color, yet they don’t look past their peak quite yet.

A rather curious exercise of playing soccer in an area the size of a full-court basketball court, where the padded posts served as goals.

Bees and flowers still work well together.

Expect more of the same as I learn the ins and outs of DSLR photography – and trying to get out of the all-too-commonly-used ‘AUTO’ setting.

In case you’re wondering, the body is a Nikon D70, and the lenses I currently own are a Nikon 28-70mm f2.8-4.5 and a Nikon 70-210 mm f3.5-4.5.

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