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Its unbelievable how a new possession that you’ve been wanting for a long time can make you feel. Especially something that aids newer experiences and further possessions. Right now, I’m talking about my new DSLR- something that I have been dreaming about for years but got to acquire only a week back thanks to my dear hubby. I was feeling kinda guilty spending a fortune on a camera. I knew that it will help me revive a long lost hobby but still ‘it’s just a camera and it will just take pictures’, I told myself. Also, assessing the status of this non practiced hobby in me, I knew for sure that I’m far off from making a living out of it (at least for a long time). But still he insisted, emphasized on the creative aspect of it and very gingerly hinted towards my growing restlessness due to the monotony that I keep experiencing once in a while (actually more than that) due to the current scheme of things around me. So after some marathon discussions about possibilities, I gave in (oh-so-willingly- needless to mention!) and here I am a proud owner of my very first DSLR- Nikon D5000. It’s a beauty- I tell you!

After reading up and exploring some basic features of the camera in the confines of my home, I set out, today, to shoot in the city. With the camera bag hanging on my shoulder, sneakers and a sun hat, within no time I felt like an ace photographer. Something about holding an SLR…it made me feel powerful in a strange kinda way. The power to capture life around me the way I want it…the way I see it. Not that I’ve come back with a bunch of masterpieces, but still whatever I got makes me happy. And I think that’s what matters the most. After spending long hours outdoors, I’m enjoying being back  home, relaxing and going through the pictures I shot. I could not stop myself from sharing with my world, this new found joy so here I am blogging after a long gap. I’m not sure about the frequency of my posts, but for sure this blog is going to have a lot more visual element to it from now on.

Here are some pics that I shot today.

 

 
 
 

 

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9 Responses so far »

  1. 1

    KG said,

    ‘it’s just a camera and it will just take pictures’ – and those pictures will tell u a thousand stories a few years from now. have fun!! I can totally relate to your enthusiasm and new found happiness. Keep posting!

  2. 3

    Meraj said,

    all the best with the new eye 🙂

  3. 5

    Raiv said,

    Who says practice makes one perfect?

  4. 7

    pooja nair said,

    Very happy for you! I like the picutres you have showcased here… maybe you will need to start a new blog – just for your photos?

    Looking forward to seeing more of Panama through your eyes..:)

    • 8

      lilmorethanamommy said,

      Thanks Pooja! I’m glad you liked the pics. New blog..hmmm lets see if I graduate to that level I would love to have a blog dedicated to my pictures. 😀


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