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Digi
Digi  778 forum posts United Kingdom
21 Jun 2007 - 11:26 AM

My name is Jill

I live in South Wales UK

I only have a Kodak easyshare C340 camera at the moment. But I am looking at upgrading to a Nikon D40X very soon.

I was recommended a Nikon DLSR by a friend so that is why I am going for one.

This will be my first proper camera.
I really don't know that much about photography or settings in digital camera so I will be asking loads of questions.

Usually I just point the camrea at the subject press the shutter and hope for the best. Some of my macro pictures I am quite proud of but any suggetions would be most helpful.

Thanks Jill

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MattGrayson
21 Jun 2007 - 11:32 AM

Hi Jill,
welcome to the site. I hope you enjoy yourself with us and get loads of help and information. take a look in our Review section if you're still unsure about the choice of camera. Looking forward to seeing your Macro images! Smile

dathersmith
21 Jun 2007 - 12:18 PM

Hi Jill,

I was in a similar position myself in April and swapped from a compact to Nikon D40. I love the camera and this site is a wonderful source of help, information and inspiration. Hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

Darren.

jaspernina
21 Jun 2007 - 12:49 PM

Hi Jill

Welcome to EPZ. I've recently joined this site & upgraded from a compact, i bought a Nikon D200, which i found a little daunting. My friend has a D40x, and it is much more related to a compact compared to my D200. So you'll find transition easier and with great results. Look forward to seeing your images.

Also live in South Wales, Pembrokeshire.

Stephen

User_Removed
21 Jun 2007 - 1:45 PM

Welcome to the 'Mad House' Jill. Have fun and enjoy your 'tography!

Smile

cameracat
cameracat  108578 forum posts Norfolk Island61 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2007 - 2:13 PM

Hi Jill, Wecome aboard the good ship EPZ, Ask lots of questions, Join in on the forums, Take loadsa pic's, And above all have fun doing it all.

Smile

Last Modified By cameracat at 21 Jun 2007 - 2:13 PM
uggyy
uggyy  82104 forum posts Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2007 - 4:19 PM

Im sure you will have a good time on here, a good friendly bunch Smile

You will love the D40x, nice wee camera and will give you fantastic shots.

Tommy

Digi
Digi  778 forum posts United Kingdom
21 Jun 2007 - 4:26 PM

Thanks for the warm welcome guys.

I was hoping to put some pictures in my gallery but a message keeps coming up saying only one per day.

jaspernina
21 Jun 2007 - 4:28 PM

If you become an e2member i believe you can upload 16 images.

jeanie
jeanie e2 Member 105968 forum postsjeanie vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2007 - 4:31 PM

E2

Hi and welcome to the site. Yes you can upload up to 16 images within the first week of joining E2, and after that its one a day.

Hope you enjoy the site, it's a great place to be.

Jeanie

Digi
Digi  778 forum posts United Kingdom
21 Jun 2007 - 4:55 PM

Thanks Jaspernina & jeanie.

ZenTog
ZenTog  127875 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2007 - 4:59 PM

welcome to the Asylum , its real madhouse here but fun and you can learn a lot , just watch out for the weirdos and stalkers!!! only kidding Boyds ok really!!!!

Geoffphoto
21 Jun 2007 - 5:03 PM

Hi Jill, welcome to the site !

Just beware the Cornish lot and anybody called Paul Frost - apart from that they're not a bad bunch - just one tip - don't start a thread with the line -
"I'm thinking of buying my first DLSLR ,should I buy a Nikon or a Canon and what lenses do I need ? " LOL Smile

Last Modified By Geoffphoto at 21 Jun 2007 - 5:06 PM
ZenTog
ZenTog  127875 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2007 - 5:07 PM

and anybody who lives in St Ives claiming to drive a sports car and , also claims his uncle sank the titanic

Geoffphoto
21 Jun 2007 - 5:08 PM

Jill - it's all true I tell you !! Smile

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