We have a new piece of kit thanks to a delivery on Monday by colissimo. For a while we've been considering buying a dSLR. After asking a number of people what camera they had and doing some research on consumer sites we came back to Canon--we still have a mothballed 35mm EOS.
We took advantage of an excellent offer which threw in a Canon PowerShot compact digital for free; and are now proud owners of a Canon EOS 500D with 80 - 135 zoom lens. It has more bells and whistles than a train station at peak rush hour!! So it will take a while to use it to its full potential. The instruction manual came in every EU language other than English -- just a bit of a challenge so Dutch and French will have to do.
So far we have pottered around taking some shots on the fully automatic --read idiot proof--setting. A few of the resulting images inspire some hope for the future....
...and here they are
|fushia just starting to flower|
|view north to other side of Aigronne valley|