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Coconut2's picture
Joined: 01/10/07
Posts: 443
Can I join?

Hello Ladies,
My name is Stephanie; I am a long time lurker and admirer of all of your work. I have been talking behind the scenes with Amy and she has been greatly helping me to learn how to use manual mode. I have finally worked up enough courage to come join you ladies here. I have always been a longtime lover and enthusiast for photography. I just got my first semi-real camera, it isn’t a DSLR but it is supposed to be the closest thing to it. I decided to go this route while I learn and once I grow out of this camera I would love to invest in a Canon DSLR, I’m a huge Canon fan. Right now I own a Canon Powershot SX30 IS, the zoom on it is incredible and I so far love everything it can do. I am still getting the hang of manual mode but I can tell a little that I am getting better at it, at least from my day 1 picture which was awful. I got a Flickr account so I can upload and share my pictures. I also purchased Adobe Photoshop Elements 9 and am still trying to figure out the program and everything it is capable of doing. I am always reading about photography and trying out different things to try to capture some amazing pictures. I have 3 children so those are my primary subjects that I love to take pictures of. I am also doing project 365 so that way I learn how to use my camera and I get some great pictures of my babies. I hope to be able to grow and learn more from this board and you ladies.

Joined: 10/26/01
Posts: 3378

Howdy and welcome to the group, Stephanie!

Looks like you have some rather adorable subjects (judging from your sig), so I can't wait to see more from you. Smile


sweetalienchick's picture
Joined: 10/25/05
Posts: 2106

Welcome! Glad you've decided to join us! Smile

La123's picture
Joined: 04/11/08
Posts: 815

Hi, and welcome! Smile

Amy_&_Eva's picture
Joined: 08/23/07
Posts: 2378

Glad you decided to post, Stephanie! Smile welcome to the board and I can't wait to see more from you! Smile there are some great stickied tutorials at this board, and lots of wonderful posts.

EL2's picture
Joined: 12/05/07
Posts: 1665

Welcome aboard.

jamie81's picture
Joined: 11/10/07
Posts: 164

Hello and welcome! Looking forward to seeing some pictures from you Smile

Joined: 04/23/06
Posts: 485

Hi there! Welcome, and jump right in! These ladies are amazing and will really help you to improve your skills/knowledge.

I have 3 kiddos too!

ButtonsMama's picture
Joined: 12/05/05
Posts: 283

Hi and welcome!

I see you had two kids born on June 5 - that's awesome! My DD was also born on June 5!

Ladybugsteph's picture
Joined: 06/21/06
Posts: 2975

Hi and welcome! Can't wait to see you learn and grow!

connorsmum's picture
Joined: 11/29/02
Posts: 1160

Hello & welcome!!

sadieruth's picture
Joined: 06/09/05
Posts: 6168

YAY for more people joining! I can't wait to see some photo from you soon!

Muddee's picture
Joined: 03/13/08
Posts: 2119

Welcome to the group, can't wait to see your work.

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