Sunday, November 21, 2010

New camera - my dh rocks.......................

So yesterday, DH gave me an early Christmas present. A Canon Rebel T2i. OMG! *swooning*
It is awesome. So we went to see the sand sculptors on the beach. And I played with the settings. And played. And really played. The fun was neverending.

The sand sculptures were amazing.
The first one is the grinch that stole Thanksgiving. It was a hoot. The detail is phenomenal. Truly.

This lady was huge, and her eyes, very eerie.

These are famous sculptures from all over the world.

I took about 200 pix. Low for me, but I turned on RAW (never did that before) and jpeg. Takes up a lot of space.

I went semi-manual. Gasp,faint,thud. I KNOW! Had mixed results which is okay = because it was all about the playing. And I played.


One problem I had was when I flipped it off and on. My fingernail hit the wheel and moved it from AV to M. Good thing I looked at LCD. Because whoa!!! Time to regroup. lol!!!!








This gent is detailing an outhouse. I hate outhouses. Really. eeeuuuu!!! However, this is soooooo cool. Ther eis a dragon hugging the castle. Again, the detail is awesome.

Take note HOW FAR the outhouse is from the castle. You'll be doing a lot of stepping down the staircase, unless you decide to just roll down the side, with hopefully enough momentum to fling yourself up the otherside. Just saying..........



14 comments:

  1. Have fun with your new toy/camera!!! What a great gift!
    And I love sand sculptures too. It's amazing what some people can do with some sand, a little water and a sculpting tool!

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  2. oh these got so GREAT! you must have been a good girl this year ;)

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  3. Great photos & how great about the new camera! I'm hoping for one at tax time.

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  4. Great gift and fabulous pictures!!!

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  5. Congrats on the new "baby", enjoy it!

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  6. ooh - girl I am jealous! enjoy that new toy of yours!! I'm still wishing and begging for an upgraded model of my rebel...alas..>I think I will be for a loooong time. *sigh*

    Love the sand sculptures! the detail and creativity and TIME that goes into those are just incredible....but did you ever get the urge to just go crash it? bwahahahahahaha

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  7. Oh wow! Your pictures are amazing! I adore looking at how folks can make such awesome creations from sand and water. :) Your DH is pretty awesome to give you this present early so you could get to play with it now. :)

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  8. congrats on the camera and those sculptures are amazing!

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  9. Wow, those sand sculptures are awesome! Great pictures! :). Have fun with the new camera.

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  10. WTG Hubby!!! Congrats on your new camera. Great pics :-)

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  11. Ekk, wow! I so would have wanted to be there with you for those cuties. YEAH on the camera too and you will end up playing forever on settings. I find one works one time and not another so I change all of the time and experiment.

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  12. Thanks For blog with valuable informations.

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  13. What a fun day, those sculptures are awesome, I've never seen anything like that up close and personal. Oh and what a great guy you've got there, I'd say he's most likely a keeper. LOL

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