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Getting Started: Dublin Zoo (Part 1)

1st Attempt/Session with dSLR.

PROJECT:
Take a newbie (me) that has no idea how to take photographs. Next, grab an entry level Nikon d3100 with 18-55VR stock lens and set both to full manual. Then, try to take photographs and have the end result resemble what was in my mind when I clicked the button.

Yummy, yummy, yummy…

All along the Watchtower…

Waterfall…

f8 and be there…

Veiled Chameleon…

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    • # Artbee

      I'm impressed already! Wonderful shots of zoo animals and the waterfalls are lovely.

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    • # Shane Thomas

      Thanks for the welcome and kind words guys. Just curious to see how much I can get out of a starter lens, keep it full manual and see what I can come up with. Enjoying the "limitation" of not upgrading the lens.

      Was difficult to get clean shots though; were taken through viewing windows and covered in hand prints and what not.

      2011.07.05 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Sadhya Rippon

      Welcome to the community Shane. These are a great first set. Look forward to seeing more of your work.

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    • # Eiram

      First attempts?! You did great! very lovely pictures!
      Welcome on PB!

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