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MrGarmonbozia Jan 22, 2006 5:39 PM

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Found this place while doing a search for reviews on the S2 a few weeks ago. I purchased the S2 this week and finally got to take it out and play with it. Mainly purchased it for shooting my brother's wedding in March and a summer trip to Ireland. Here is an out of the box shot:

MrGarmonbozia Jan 22, 2006 5:40 PM

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Got to take it outside later on this afternoon for a few shots. This is of the park near my apartment:

MrGarmonbozia Jan 22, 2006 5:41 PM

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A house by the above mentioned park:

MrGarmonbozia Jan 22, 2006 5:42 PM

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Finally, for now, testing the Macro on some frost on the inside of my window:

norm smith Jan 22, 2006 5:47 PM

The metering looks perfect on the snow scene with the house

MrGarmonbozia Jan 22, 2006 5:54 PM

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norm smith wrote:

The metering looks perfect on the snow scene with the house
I suppose a bit of an intro is in order. I am certainly a novice when it comes to photography. I took a course a few years ago and then did three years of film school (but pretty much flunked the techy stuff...I was more interesting in writing and directing). Metering and such was something I hated. I hated the light meter they made us purchase. I very much just love going out there and seeing what comes of whatever.

So, when I started looking for a digi cam I wanted something with a lot of features and something that had modes that let the cam do the work. However, I did want to start learning basics and thus I also wanted something that let me play around manually. So, the S2 was a good choice, it would appear.

So, with that said, the mentioned pic was taken simply with the S2's Snow Mode on. :p

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More commentary is welcome as, really, these are my first digital photos.As well as suggestions. I am finding a blue tint around the edges of some of the pics. Any way of getting rid of that during shooting?

Here is another shot I took playing around with a feature I am sure I will enjoy: Color Accent:

MrGarmonbozia Jan 22, 2006 6:04 PM

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I am just noticing now some yellow spots as well in the snow (no, not that). Any idea what caused this. Some spots in the white of clouds as well. Any ideas?

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