Weekend in Photos no. 01

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Last week I got a pretty sweet little camera, an Olympus OM-D E-M10, a mirror-less camera that’s smaller than a DSLR but still allows you to change the lenses. It’s perfect for a beginner like me who gets very overwhelmed with all the knowledge that a DSLR entails – especially since I don’t really have the time to learn!

This past weekend I finally got a chance to play with it a little bit. Sunday morning we marvelled at the fog that shrouded the ocean and our little town. I dropped my big girl off at ski club, then hit up a kid’s birthday party with my little guy, who had a great time. I stopped to take a picture of a small waterfall in town, and the sunset, although overcast, begged to be photographed.

The weekend flew by in a flurry of activity. It seems that as time goes on this year, we are getting busier and busier – with work and activities for the kids, life is non-stop! And I kind of like it that way! How was your weekend?

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22 Comments

  1. January 26, 2015 / 8:01 pm

    Love your scenery shots! Beautiful! Especially the mist.

    • Margarita
      January 26, 2015 / 9:09 pm

      Thank you! I’m learning as I go!

  2. January 27, 2015 / 5:09 am

    Gorgeous photos! Nice job with the new camera. 🙂

    • Margarita
      February 1, 2015 / 11:00 pm

      Thanks! 🙂

  3. January 27, 2015 / 6:52 am

    Beautiful photographs! I’m also just getting into photography and I love it. You were very smart to get a mirror less. My dslr is ver heavy to lug around!

    • Margarita
      February 1, 2015 / 11:01 pm

      It’s funny, but I went into the store looking for a DSLR and walked out with something completely different!

  4. January 27, 2015 / 10:30 am

    Great photos! It’s so hard learning a new camera, but you seem to have it down!

    • Margarita
      February 1, 2015 / 11:01 pm

      Thanks! I find it so difficult in manual mode, but I guess it’s a learning process!

    • Margarita
      February 1, 2015 / 11:02 pm

      I’ve always LIKED photography, but don’t quite have the talent that some others do, and I don’t think I have the time to make it a full-time hobby 🙂 But thanks for the compliments!

  5. January 28, 2015 / 6:40 am

    Oh it’s been so foggy here too on the Island. It’s lovely when it lifts and so warm out too! Your photos are beautiful and happy new camera to you!

    • Margarita
      February 1, 2015 / 11:03 pm

      Thank you! I’m so excited to finally be using a real camera and not just my iPhone!

  6. February 4, 2015 / 7:59 am

    love fog and mountain shots – I have a relatively new camera but every time I go outside at the moment I run, well walk, back in as it is so cold

  7. kathy downey
    February 4, 2015 / 9:42 am

    I love all the photos …what an amazing job.

  8. Michelle L
    February 4, 2015 / 8:32 pm

    Love the pics.

  9. Lynda Cook
    February 5, 2015 / 9:30 am

    Oh wow awesome pictures, you are a very excellent photographer, there is no way I could have taken anything that great!!

  10. Laurie P
    February 5, 2015 / 10:15 am

    Breathtaking photos! I’d get some of those on the wall!

  11. Amy Heffernan
    February 6, 2015 / 9:29 am

    Your photos look great. Cute boy too!

  12. Anna W
    February 7, 2015 / 12:19 pm

    Gorgeous photos, I am still trying to get the hang of the camera on my phone,

  13. Jan
    February 7, 2015 / 2:03 pm

    we got a small DSLR not long ago and I cannot for the life of me take good photos with my lack of knowledge. I should have ‘dumbed’ it down a little.

  14. mongupp
    February 7, 2015 / 4:56 pm

    So pretty! I love the mountains!

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