In recent posts I have shared my frustrations of my new camera purchase. It's not that the camera isn't good enough, my wishful thinking thought it would require less effort.
The light sensor would know exactly what to do and I could shoot full automatic and the picture would look professional. Nope, the new camera still requires some effort to get the lighting right.
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On Sunday, I made the commitment to master the new camera.
Took a deep breath, turned on Manual mode and just started taking pictures of things around the house in different light. The same method I had used to learn my last camera, except it was for a class.
Taking many shots playing with different settings until it was natural.
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Now things are not natural and quick yet, but I feel as though the new camera and I have bonded a bit. It was easier to shoot manual on the new camera.
As I write, mentally I am comparing this to Toy Story. Hear me out ...
Andy (old camera) is awesome and nostalgic been around to see my history. Then Buzz (new camera) comes along all shiny and new screaming, "to infinity and beyond!" No one really likes Buzz at first because he's a nudge, but everyone eventually warms up to him. I just hope neither get's pushed out of the window.
Insert audio of me chuckling to myself.