I have recently received a slew of emails asking me for details of my camera. I am admitting to the open public that I am horrible at responding to emails. I did respond to a bunch last week and I have a few sitting in my inbox that I promise I will get to soon. Seeing as some of you may have the same question, I thought I would just post it.
I have a Nikon D50, which is no longer made. There is kind of a funny story behind how we ended up with the D50. When I made the move from a point and shoot to a more professional camera years and years ago, I chose a Canon because that was cool thing to do. I know, makes a lot of sense. Doesn't it? Well, that camera was stolen out of my car in a bit of a smash and grab but that's another story for another day.
My Canon was replaced with a Nikon. And we are still talking about film cameras here. Rich and I made the move to digital a bit on the late side. I did some research on both the D50 and the D40. The D40 was newer and had some features that were considered improvements from the D50 so we pretty much decided to go with the D40. One day we happened to be driving by the camera store and stopped to purchase the camera. A bit on a whim. There was a lot going on in our lives and the research on the cameras was not in the forefront of my mind. I was uncomfortably pregnant at the time so I stayed in the car while Rich went in to purchase the camera. We both forgot that we wanted the D40 and ended up with the D50, which is actually a good thing as the D50 has features that I would have wanted if I had the D40.
In addition, the two lenses that I had with my Nikon film camera work with the D50. I did not realize this until we had had the camera for awhile.
I had wanted to start a 365 photo blog last year but really didn't have the time. Without saying, same goes for this year. There are days where I do not take any usable photos or the ones that I do take will be used for a future blog post. So looks like I'm just going to have to post some random photos here.
My latest lens is the Nikkor 85mm f/1.8. Enough of the boring post. Here are some pictures that I took with it this past week as I am still trying to figure out how it works best.