I've been dropping hints to Matthew for weeks now about how I really wanted to use my Granny and Grandad money for a new camera. I wanted to document the holidays with my new camera, and I want to try and take a family picture for our Christmas card.
Turns out? He was listening to me!! Do you ever ramble on and on to your hubby and think, "he is just letting these words go right in and out..." He kept giving me the occasional "mmmhmmm" and "really"...and I didn't really think he was paying too much attention to me. He was!
I lost my keys (again), and had to drive back to Kroger to look for the power lock thingy (did you know those things cost $100 to replace?) and searched the parking lot. I finally found it (in my new huge diaper bag--please tell me this happens to you too), and returned home.
When I walked in the door, there it was, with a sweet note attached from my thoughtful hubby. I know a camera doesn't sound like such a big deal, but it not only confirmed he listens to me when I ramble, but that he recognizes how important family memories are to me!
It's the exact one I wanted, and I am still learning how to use it...but it takes crystal clear pictures (when I focus correctly) and I can't wait to capture my growing family. I have always loved looking back on family photos that my grandparents and great-aunts had,, and enjoyed listening to their stories of what was happening in that picture, and now I will have those memories too in photo form.
Here are some I've taken while practicing with the focus: