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Color me… No really just color me.

I pulled the trigger for an Epson printer today.

Jeebus. Took me long enough. Been seeing how long I could go without a color printer I guess. My old HP is just to damned persnickety and I don’t think the ink tank calibration works. I used it for a few years, but now, it’s… Time to go fellla!

It’s dead, Jim!

Last time I tried to connect with it, the thing told me it needed 2 or 3 new ink carts. And then jumped off my network.


Pulled the trigger on a re-furbed Nikon D5100 Camera body. Crazy? Maybe. But…
Larger sensor
More megapixels
Multi-angle LCD view screen (in addition to the regular viewfinder).
Will let me automate some things with my computer (D60 will not interface)
Uses the same lenses as my D60. ! Yay!
Interface is pretty much the same too.

And a decent price for a factory re-furb.

As far as I can tell the only real cons?

It uses different batteries. Bleh.
Oh and Nikon’s re-furb warranty. 6 months.

I guess I’m gonna have to turn pro or something. **laughs** NOT!

I’m a two DSLR photographer!


So… You want to take peectures, eh?

Signed up for a couple photography courses as well. I really need the principles and all that behind the scenes stuff, ‘splained to me.

Once I have a true(-r) understanding of those, I think I’ll take better photos. Already 3 or 4 lectures in on the first one.

Something I should have done when I bought the D60 those few years ago.

Bettah late than nevah!


Fall? Really?!

For SE Texas, we’re really having a nice fall-like week. I turned the AC off DAYS ago. And have had the windows and doors open since. I close the patio door (dunno why ~ I’m 5 floors up and on the top floor ~heh) at night when I go to bed. Not like some ninja is gonna rope in from the roof!

One night I had to close the windows as well.

Other than that - Not really much going on.

Need to scare up some dinner… Later…


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Nov. 10th, 2012 01:48 am (UTC)
Should have known you'd come up with that.

Hadn't planned to go. And... 7-10 day lead time. Not coming from speedy amazon.
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Nov. 10th, 2012 02:20 am (UTC)
Lil, Really?! I'm not going to faire this year.
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Nov. 10th, 2012 05:31 am (UTC)
I don't usually do anything.

You really should lighten up on yourself. Or me.

I ain't sure at this point.

At any rate, I am still not going. Like I said to you initially and any one else (there have been several) that asked.

And I'm not gonna play this game, whatever it is, with you either.
Nov. 10th, 2012 02:01 am (UTC)
Cool. :) You'll do better when you know the "behind the scenes" stuff. Using it, I can make my truly crappy camera, honestly, obey my wishes according to my will. What are you going to do withe the D60?

And yes, a good printer is a necessity nowadays. :)
Nov. 10th, 2012 02:28 am (UTC)
I know a bit all ready, but can't hurt to know more. I always get lost pretty quick when I'm around pro photogs.

The D60 ~ Well if nothing else sell it to a good home eventually... Got to make sure I really want to deal with the next steps.... HAHA!

I've neede a color printer for a while now.
Nov. 10th, 2012 02:51 am (UTC)
Yeah, I probably would too. I'm sure I'd be at sea with a DSLR, so I'm glad I don't have one, seriously. :)
Nov. 10th, 2012 02:10 am (UTC)
I also bought an Epson Printer this week. Love it! It is my wireless printer. I have a decent size laser printer that I use for bigger things. I wanted my wireless to be a multi-function, so got a Workforce 845. What did you get?
Nov. 10th, 2012 02:24 am (UTC)
WF7010. My laser is an all in one. So I just needed a color printer that was capable of something besides letter and legal. Wasn't buying another HP. Heck my laser is a Samsung. Older but still doing what it does.
Nov. 10th, 2012 11:03 am (UTC)
Congrats on the new acquisitions! I hope you'll post some pics from the new camera.
Nov. 10th, 2012 01:04 pm (UTC)
Oh yeah I will.
Nov. 10th, 2012 11:05 am (UTC)
Huh. My old printer had the same issues. First one colour cartrige went, then two more...and it was replaced with a much fancier one.

That's cool that you got a new camera body. I hope I see some pics!

And glad you are getting nice weather. Our temps suck at the moment, but I'm glad it is raining!
Nov. 10th, 2012 01:03 pm (UTC)
Abou to take a sledgehammer to the old HP! Well no. But I wanted to a few times.

Should see some new ones.
Nov. 11th, 2012 11:32 am (UTC)
Oh, good!
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