Today is a special day… I have pictures! But wait, not any old pictures. I finally got around to playing with my new baby, a Canon Rebel EOS T3. I purchased the camera a week or so ago, with the long range plan of using it for my trip to Africa in August, but was a little intimidated by my lack of knowledge, so haven’t played around with it much. Until yesterday, when I made my first attempt at legitimate food photography.
Money is a funny thing. I have no problems with small purchases. $5 for a fancy coffee? Sure! $15 for a night out, with cover fees and cab? No problem! $60 on various things from the farmers market? Worth it! Yet when it comes to larger purchases, differences in cost start to seem much more important. $5, $10, or $20 might be a small percentage of the total cost, and an amount I’d easily spend on smaller purchases, yet I get into some sort of frenzy where I must get the absolute best. deal. possible. Continue reading