My old camera cell phone was laggy and blurry, and it had developed an odd distortion, which created some oddly affecting photographs at times but became difficult to work around.
A typical distorted shot from my old camera:
I bought a new camera this week, and I’m re-learning all about aperture, ISO, shutter speed, the rule of thirds, etc. The camera tagged along with me to the Albuquerque Botanical Gardens and Aquarium yesterday. Here are a few of my favorite shot from the trip:
Bee on a flower. (The photographer in me was pretty happy with the outcome; the writer is disappointed because I failed to note the name and type of flower. I’ve made a mental note to bring a notepad on future photo shoots.)
I prefer the next picture I took of the horse, and I have many more lovely shots of flowers and butterflies. Perhaps a future post.