Upgrade Time!

I got a new toy.

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For those of you who follow this blog regularly you’ll know I like to take pictures. For a while I’ve been using a Sony DSC model, intially the H5 which I bought in 2006 while on holiday in Thailand (I lost my point and shoot at a waterfall in Laos), and then after I thought I lost that I was loaned indefinitely my brother-in-law’s H9, which is a lovely camera.

I’ve been getting more and more obsessed with taking pictures, mainly thanks to my phone which allows for frequent and simple snapping, and of course tied in with this is Instagram, which I probably overdo a little.

So after much humming and hawing, as we say in Ireland, I walked down to the local supermarket and bought the blasted thing. I avoided buying it online as there can be problems if you have a problem with it, and I avoided getting too big a kit as I really don’t know what kind of extra lenses I’ll need. I figure I can pick them up as time goes by. I can be a little project of mine, something that might stop me buying books I never read….

Most importantly, I’m looking forward to having a lot of fun with this camera, and I am quite excited about the quality of photograph which comes out. I might even take the plunge and learn how to use some of the expensive photo editing software I have…

2 thoughts on “Upgrade Time!

  1. I use the exact same camera, and I have to say: this is a GREAT camera that will not fail you. It’s high ISO performance is exceptional, allowing you to get away without flash or large apertures and still take great pictures. Hope you have fun with this camera!


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