Wednesday, August 3, 2011

New lens... yipeee!

I purchased a new lens today!  A Nikon 50mm!!! I met a friend for lunch out of town and I mentioned that I was ready to purchase a new lens, but wanted to buy from a shop rather than the internet (I like to talk to a REAL person when I purchase something that is a bit pricey... especially if I have to return it!).  She promptly pulled out her phone and found out there was a shop about 5 minutes away.  I have driven by the shopping area where the camera shop is located many times, but NEVER even noticed it.  Needless to say, about 20 minutes later, I walked out with my new lens.  ...and I was practically giddy!  Unfortunately, I haven't had much playing time yet, but I'm sure I'll be shooting a lot of photos in the next few days.  Since I most love taking photos of people, I will be "bothering" some of my "models".  Hopefully, they will be willing victims! :-)  I'll post some photos taken with the new lens if a few days.  Until then, here are a few taken with my old lens at my nephew's 10th birthday party. 

My nephew and his Mom... can't believe he is 10!

My niece... she's 2!  Peek a boo!

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