Catching Up

February 5, 2017:  I was shocked to see that the last time I posted here was just over one year ago.  I began to write last summer, but never posted it.  Here is what I wrote:

August 2016:  Summer is beginning to fade.  The last time I posted here was in foggy February.  Much has transpired since then.


Independence Day,  July 2016

I bought a new camera in June.  After months of contemplating between a Nikon and a Canon, I chose the Nikon D3300. It’s a small step up from the Canon point-and-shoot that served me well for over five years.


Ginger at the Merced River,  August 2016

The Nikon still has the point-and-shoot modes, but allows me to graduate to manual mode—which I’ve yet to do.


Joseph at the Tuolumne River in Yosemite,  July 2016

Manual Mode involves terms like aperture, shutter speed, ISO—terms that I still do not completely understand.


Golden Gate Bridge with cityscape,  June 2016

Instead of learning the camera, my focus has been on learning how to set up the composition of a photograph such as those that you have been viewing above.

There’s a lot to take in.  My hope is, by the next post I will have graduated to Manual Mode.

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