I am like many of you here, we all wear many hats through out our days and life. I am a mom, a wife, a jewelry web site business owner, who has a positive attitude and a passion for photography.
I started with a Pentax 35mm camera some years ago and found I just loved being out and taking pictures. I absolutely love taking pictures of flowers but at the time did not have much opportunity to do so.
Fast forward to 5 Christmas ago and getting a little 4.1 mega pix camera from my hubby. I was thrilled but intimidated by it so it took me a while before I really embraced the new camera. Once I did I loved it but found it limited compared to my 35 mm camera that I could change the lenses on. I hunted high and low eventually finding 2 lenses that could be attached to my new camera. Ah, now I am really loving the new camera. So I took tons of picture and really enjoyed myself along the way. seems I liked it so much that I may have worn out my little camera.
Now that left me with investigating the digital SLR cameras and doing a lot of drooling. I researched on the net, went to stores to try and "feel" all the cameras I was interested in. But having loved my Pentax 35mm I think I knew all along I might come home with a digital SLR Pentax camera. I even wrote to Pentax asking if my lenses from my 35 mm might work with an D SLR camera. To my surprise they said they thought they might. So by now you can guess I own a Pentax Digital SLR camera, the K10 to be exact.
I love this camera but have just touched the basics so far. There is so much to learn and I get a little impatient with myself over it. For the longest time I could not get the 35mm camera lenses to work with the digital camera. I had about given up on getting them to work but one day I was so frustrated because I did not have a macro lens that I tried them again. I have no idea why the lenses now would work on the digital camera , all I know is that I am ecstatic over this! Too bad I found out after most of the flowers are gone in my gardens :( But there are pansies and mums .
I have been working at getting use to the difference in the weight of the new camera and the 70-200 zoom/macro lens from my 35mm camera. It makes a heavy combo when you have been use to a little palm size camera for so many years!
So it looks like I am starting a new journey with this camera and I am happy you decided to stop by and view my pictures a long the way. I would appreciate any feedback you might want to leave as this is a learning process for me.