Sunday, April 11, 2010

Only a wimp reads the manual.


Feast your eyes on my new dSLR camera, the Sony ∝230. It's an entry level digital single lens reflex camera, which means next week I'll complain that it's not sophisticated enough for my newly acquired level of photography expertise. Kidding, honey. I have a lot to learn about harnessing the power of this bad boy--putting the strap on made my forehead sweat. But I've signed up for a dSLR class and--if there are any males reading this you might want to sit down right about now--I am reading the instruction manual.

Yes, I do know that manuals are for wimps, but I also know that a certain person in my household will soon be counting on me to answer his questions about digital cameras because--let me say it again--I read the instructions. That's the way I roll. We will discuss my consultation fees at the appropriate time. Right after I pick out a macro lens, external flash, filters, and a remote commander.

Here's a linky to this camera on Costco, and I'll leave you with some yarn porn. More to come.

5 comments:

  1. i'm feasting my eyes .... and am very envious! Am anxious to see how you like this little beauty AND I am soooo impressed that you read the manual! If you move about the yarn net, you will see that this color, this turquoise/blue/caribbean surf keeps showing up. What's up with that? I want some too.

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  2. COOOOL!

    Oh man, you got 2 lenses with that camera??? LUCKY YOU!

    It is fun to work with a DSLR... play a lot with it!

    So happy for you that you got one :)

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  3. Awesome camera. And I love manuals, I don't think they are for wimps. Unless they are too long and dry - in which case, I will change my stance and become a firm believer in Learn-By-Doing. :)

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  4. Very cool! You'll love playing with it. :)

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  5. oh, i am impressed. sure, the camera is nice, but even better, you are reading the manual....and by the way....that donut thing....you need to go to japan, it's complete donut nirvana ( and i don't mean krispy creme)

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