March 9, 2008. Today I picked up my first DSLR camera – a b’day gift from my baby – and this also marks the first time I’ve owned any camera in my life. I mean I’ve never even owned a point and shoot. I have been taking all these pics with borrowed equipment – my cellphone camera doesn’t count. Although I love my cellphone camera as it has given me a lot of gems.
Behold, ladies and gents.
I got the following accessories:
4 1GB ScanDisk CF Cards (could’ve gotten two 2GBs or 1 4GB, but these came in a whole lot cheaper)
1 Kingston Tech 15-in-1 Card Reader (meaning I don’t have to go through the painful process of uploading my cellphone pics via bluetooth)
Just fucking dandy, as George Carlin would say. Very exciting! Couldn’t wait to take pics. Beautiful day, I thought, should be made to freeze in my camera. I did rush home. I did set up cam. I did jump on the bus to go to Fort Tryon Park. The sun would be down in another twenty minutes or so. No problem, I got enough time. I snapped and snapped. Got some pretty cool shots. The sun was spreading the right kinda color.
Made some coffee.
Coffee brewing. Why not check out what I got.
Doodling around with camera settings.
Shots looking nice.
Will import them once I have coffee.
Oh, what’s that? Format card? Sure, why not!
Card reads – 32KB used.
A string of words along the lines of motherfucker, fuck, shit, fucking shit, cocksucker, fuuuckkkk….etc etc.
All pics gone.
You know the funniest part about this whole thing? I have close to 800 photos on Flickr and a few hundred more on my iPhoto. And I wait till my first camera to cause my first major FUBAR.
What an orientation! This will be a great year. :)