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Another Newbie - Hello, I'm Bee.


Beeeze e2
2 1 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2012 7:29PM
Hello, I'm Bee.

I live in Lancashire and care full-time for my mother who has mid to late stage vascular dementia. This is very much a full-time occupation which limits my photographic options and means that I tend to do a lot of macro stuff because I'm tied to the house. Luckily I like doing macro, so it's not all bad!

I've been taking photographs for just over 8 months when I was given a Nikon Coolpix compact camera for Christmas and registered on Blipfoto. The discipline of taking a daily photo pushed me to be creative and resulted in me upgrading to a Panasonic Lumix FZ-150 and doing the 10 week OU digital photography course (which I've just yesterday had notification that I've passed Grin) I like the bridge camera because it's light and easy to use - no heavy lenses to battle with - but I do wish it had a bigger sensor sometimes. I use a Raynox 150 macro lens with it and get some nice results.

I'm planning on joining my local photographic society because I reckon that that is where I'll find the most help. Sometimes nothing beats someone actually showing you how to do something rather than watching YouTube tutorials...

This forum is enormous! so it will take a while to find my way around. But just wanted to say Hi Smile

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chavender e2
4 226 1 France
6 Sep 2012 8:11PM
Welcome Bee
You will find that this site is the bee`s knees (sorry).

Bill
Eastlands e2
4 687 3 Northern Ireland
6 Sep 2012 8:22PM
Welcome, your first image in your portfolio is top notch, John.
phil1963 e2
2 265 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2012 11:41PM
Hi BeeSmile from a fellow lancastrian
RonnieAG e2
5 143 112 Scotland
6 Sep 2012 11:58PM
Welcome, Bee: hope you find the site inspirational and helpful.
Ronnie.
puertouk e2
3 1.1k 17 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2012 9:15AM
Hi Bee, welcome to EPZ, from a Yorkshireman! Tongue Hope you enjoy it on here
Stephen
Tricia e2
9 325 Ireland
7 Sep 2012 9:57AM
Welcome Bee, really great macro, looking forward to seeing more of your images.

Tricia
joshwa e2
4 710 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2012 9:59AM
Hello! Wink

Those are great photos! Glad to see them, and welcome to the site!
If we can help make it better do get in touch!

Josh
mdpontin e2
10 6.0k Scotland
7 Sep 2012 12:41PM
Welcome to ePHOTOzine, Bee.

By the way, it seems somebody was looking for you earlier - see here: "Bee Hunting" Wink
Beeeze e2
2 1 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2012 12:59PM

Quote:

By the way, it seems somebody was looking for you earlier - see here: "Bee Hunting" Wink



LOL!!!
7 Sep 2012 9:19PM
Hi Bee. Welcome. Its a fabulous friendly site Grin

Kathryn
mdpontin e2
10 6.0k Scotland
8 Sep 2012 10:33PM

Quote:Its a fabulous friendly site Grin

Some of the members aren't too bad either! Wink

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