I always try to keep my promises. The operative word there is “try!” In my last post, I said that I would be going out to shoot Christmas lights when my friend Jean got her new camera, and I kept that promise. I was really dragging that night, and I’m so glad that my promise got me up and out. We had a lot of fun in the short time we were taking photos.

Our adventure took us to the Fab 40 area of Sacramento–an area of old beautiful homes. This neighborhood’s holiday effort didn’t compare to the residents of Dove Court in Orangevale; but with my fatigue and Jean’s knee, it was perfect. We walked the two blocks, shooting and talking with some residents. I saw two displays I liked and had fun zooming my lens.

Oh, Jean’s new camera is a tiny Panasonic mirrorless that does a lot. It made my Nikon D7100 look huge and feel heavy! I hope she finds a great deal of joy in using it.

Happy 2018 everyone. My wish if for you to have good health, prosperity and fun!

 

11 thoughts on “A promise is a promise: Happy New Year

  1. Those photos are incredible and well worth the push of sticking to a promise. May 2018 be one of better health and many more moments snatched from fatigue to create something beautiful with your camera. Happy New Year Anne 📷🥂 Linda

    1. Thanks Lynn. I love doing zoom shots. I should have taken the camera off the tripod and tried some camera circles. Need to practice those, but Jean’s knee was really hurting. Looking forward to March and Happy New Year to you both.

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