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Thursday, January 13, 2011

meet my new friend nikon

for christmas, my sister gave me this beauty:
excuse the phone pic

do you want to hug it and kiss it like i do?
oh, ruthanne, you kill me. can we talk about the mustard? the gray? the polka dots? the ruffles! aggh! it's perfect!!
what was i talking about again?
oh yeah, the "pretend" DSLR that hubs and I got 3 years ago just wasn't worthy of my pretty strap. (not really pretend, it was just not.good.at.all) we needed an upgrade.
so, after christmas, we found a worthy match.
(of course i had to take a pic of it with my phone for you to see it)
isn't she pretty?



the best part? we found it in like new condition on craigslist for half the retail price. SCORE! 

the REAL best part? i get moments like this in full focus:

I. DIE.

19 Comments:

At January 13, 2011 at 12:06 PM , Anonymous czstout said...

OOOOOO!!! I have a Nikon D90 too and love it!! Have fun capturing all the great moments :] And I love the new strap cover!! I got 2 for Christmas and I can't decide which to put on, so I just alternate depending on the mood :]

 
At January 13, 2011 at 12:12 PM , Anonymous Julie {Angry Julie Monday} said...

BEAUTIFUL, the picture and the camera, and the strap!

 
At January 13, 2011 at 12:35 PM , Anonymous Tiffany Harper said...

Love it! And I love that camera strap. Been eyeing a lot of Miss Ruthanne's beauties in her shop. Must. Buy. Now!

 
At January 13, 2011 at 1:17 PM , Anonymous danielle @ take heart said...

i die, too. everything in this post is precious. 'specially those boys :)

 
At January 13, 2011 at 2:30 PM , Anonymous Meg said...

what a gorgeous photo!! a friend of ours sold us a DSLR w/ lens for $100 a few months ago. i haven't figured out how to take pictures that awesome with it though!

 
At January 13, 2011 at 3:34 PM , Anonymous Tasha said...

Yeah to all of that fabulous goodness!!! Happiness to you :)

 
At January 13, 2011 at 4:16 PM , Anonymous {april kennedy} said...

that last picture makes me want to ditch my canon for a nikon. gorgeous!!

 
At January 13, 2011 at 4:16 PM , Anonymous Crystal said...

love. and. love. just snagged a SheyB camera strap from her crazy Twitter sale so now my camera won't look so sad :)

 
At January 13, 2011 at 5:36 PM , Anonymous Ruthanne said...

i like this

 
At January 13, 2011 at 6:27 PM , Anonymous gina luv said...

oh i am in love with this post all over. the pic of the kiddos, the camera, and of course ruthanne's gorgeous strap:)
gina

 
At January 13, 2011 at 6:32 PM , Anonymous Laura said...

Oh my gosh. I agree with April. That picture is gorgeous! And I love the strap...perfect choice.

 
At January 13, 2011 at 9:54 PM , Anonymous Melissa said...

As the owner of a Rebel SLR with a "kit lens", I am so happy for you. My lens is not crisp. The camera is great, but the lens, not so much. I have to use my telephoto for the fabulous shots. Your boys are so, so, so adorable.

 
At January 13, 2011 at 10:13 PM , Anonymous Sara said...

MAJOR sweetness.

So happy for your new camera.
And love me some Ruthanne too <3

 
At January 13, 2011 at 10:13 PM , Anonymous Sharlie Kaltenbach said...

Love the strap but the picture of your boys is beyond words...i'm literally having trouble keeping myself from "mugging" my computer screen to death! Love and miss you! Congrats on the camera too, you guys will put it to perfect use!

 
At January 13, 2011 at 10:18 PM , Anonymous Four Flights said...

Your boys are adorable! And we scored a sweet lens for our Canon a few months back off of Craigslist...gotta love CL!

 
At January 13, 2011 at 10:18 PM , Anonymous Lori said...

Oh! I got a Ruthanne strap for Christmas too! It has a pink ruffle on black/white fabric. So pretty! Looks beautiful on my Nikon!!!! :-) Yours is so pretty! Love your picture too! ;-)

 
At January 13, 2011 at 10:23 PM , Anonymous krystina said...

oh, she is gorgeous! and love the cuties!!!

 
At January 14, 2011 at 10:29 AM , Anonymous Rachel said...

such a cute picture! and love love that camera strap!!

 
At January 16, 2011 at 5:03 PM , Anonymous Heather :: AFD Jewelry :: said...

Oh my gosh - that picture is way too cute!

 

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