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March 3rd, 2008
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Important Preparations

One of the most important things I've done to prepare for our baby is to buy a new camera. Oh sure, I still like my old point-and-shoot, and I'll still use it when I want a camera I can slip into my pocket, but Sue decided I needed a better camera so I could take better baby pictures. Who was I to argue?

I've taken tens of thousands of pictures in my lifetime (and I plan to upload them all to my Flickr page eventually), but this is the first SLR camera I've ever owned, and there's a big learning curve ahead of me. And it's going to be very easy to disappear down the rabbit hole of new lenses and filters and tripods and all sorts of expensive accessories. So far I've resisted, but then again, since I didn't get to go skiing at all this winter, this could be my substitute expensive hobby...

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Date:March 4th, 2008 02:00 pm (UTC)
congrats! Nice photo and have fun trying not to go down that rabbit hole. I have a built in grate - being in Argentina....
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Date:March 4th, 2008 10:08 pm (UTC)
Hmmm... maybe I should move to Argentina. I can save money and learn Spanish!
Date:March 6th, 2008 09:35 pm (UTC)
LOVE the picture!
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