Say Goodbye…

Posted byLori Posted onDecember 6, 2010 Comments19

To poor quality pictures.

Because I got a new camera! An awesome (belated but great) birthday present from Sascha, the Boyfriend. The Nikon D500. This is seriously the best present ever.

And let’s take a look at the incredible difference a quality camera make, shall we? Starting with this weekend’s trip to Wine Country.

EARLY morning 2.5 hr drive to wine taste... I was still asleep

This is OUR place. I'm a member of the wine club here- best wines ever.

The boyfriend πŸ™‚
Free Champagne to start the day

Now I can officially take some decent photographs. And really, delicious food deserves nothing less, wouldn’t you agree?

I LOVE my new camera… I just need to figure out how to really use it. πŸ™‚

Hope you had a great weekend! Happy Monday!

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  1. What an amazing present! I’ve been hinting at a new camera, too- don’t think it’s in the cards this year, though. At least my trusty point and shoot is still in good condition! That trip looks like so much fun, and the mussels look especially good. And the wine of course. πŸ˜‰
    .-= Megan (Braise The Roof)´s last blog ..When in Doubt- Make Eggs =-.

  2. Congrats! I am soooo jealous!! Looks like you are learning quickly, the pictures look great!
    .-= Alisa Cooks´s last blog ..Quadruple Chocolate Vegan Muffin-Cakes – and a BIG Contest! =-.

  3. Congrats on the new cam!!! It takes gorgeous pics!!! I am STILL learning how to use my Canon Rebel…and I got it for my b-day 2 years ago :/
    .-= Laury @thefitnessdish´s last blog ..Random Thoughts Tuesday =-.

  4. oh how I love wine, wine tasting, vineyards, sonoma! I can smell the vines through the computer. haha, okay not really but that looks like a heck of a time.
    .-= Lindsay Cotter´s last blog ..22 days =-.

  5. Yahoo!!!! Love the new camera and all the great pics!! I am still learning my Nikon but I love it!! We can learn from each other how to best use it πŸ˜‰

    I wish I could have gone wine tasting… so much fun!! xoxo


  6. I’d looove to start my day with free champagne πŸ™‚ Those pictures are AWESOME!!! I love NorCal πŸ™‚ Oh also, I can’t wait until I can afford a nice camera haha.
    .-= Monique´s last blog ..Travel hates me =-.

  7. Hooray for new cameras! Funny how it can take your appreciation for pretty food to a whole new level. πŸ™‚

    This post is one big parade of foodie awesomeness!
    .-= Amber Shea @Almost Vegan´s last blog ..Weekend eats in Oklahoma City =-.

  8. Looks like you’ve got it figured out to me! Is that the auto setting? I have camera envy right now. And food envy. And wine envy. I’m green.
    .-= Katie´s last blog ..Jolly old St Nicolas =-.

  9. Oh my gosh, the photos look SO good and so crisp! As does the food.. and you… Yay!
    .-= Lauren @ WWoB´s last blog ..Chocolate Muffins with a hint of coconut =-.

  10. Oooh, much envy! Not only a fancy new camera (mine is getting shoddier by the day…) but a fancy new camera from a boyfriend! And mussels! I’d like all of that, please. πŸ˜‰
    .-= Hannah´s last blog ..Single-Serving Maple Cornmeal Cake For My Blogiversary =-.

  11. Wonderful photos, although my internet connection is rebelling! What a great gift. Good phood photos aside, the pic of you and your bf is the best of the bunch, I think.

    Happy Monday!
    .-= Ela´s last blog ..Looking Forward and Back Upcoming Giveaway =-.

  12. Um, I love your camera!!! I have the model just down from it, and I cannot get my piccies to look half as good as yours. Did you just have it on the auto setting or do you have half an idea (compared to me?) The pictures look so clear and lovely. You are going to turn into a photog geek πŸ™‚
    .-= GirlonRaw´s last blog ..Can You Help Out for A Great Cause =-.

  13. YAY!! congrats on the new camera! I got a nikon D80 awhile ago..still have to figure out how to use it too:)
    Looks like a fun weekend!!
    .-= melissa´s last blog ..Confessions =-.

  14. congrats on the new camera! beautiful pics πŸ™‚
    .-= christina´s last blog ..Family Night at Sette with a Sweet Stop at Menchie’s =-.

  15. aww yayy your pictures look amazing! bet youre having so much fun with that camera!

    those mussels look delish and i like sascha’s jacket! haha
    .-= Natalie @ cinnamonbums´s last blog ..Short Update =-.

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