Apr 17, 2007

1st Blog

Posted by Pedro

Here we go.....

First time trying this out, not exactly sure on how its going to work or look. Trying it to see if its a better way of staying in touch with my family in Portugal. And possibly help others with many life and computer issues.

I photograph as a hobby. My first ever dSLR is a D50. I purchased the 2 lenses outfit, 18-55mm and 55-200mm. I purchased the camera in January '06, the image counter at the moment is at 19377 pictures. By no means are they all perfect. I have since my original purchase bought more accessories, such as a 50mm f1.8 lens, SB-800 flash, shutter remote, tripod, Nikon dSLR Bag, SD memory cards (5 total, 2 - 1Gb, 2 - 2Gb, 1 - 256Mb), memory card holder, that's about it. I try to take my camera with me everywhere i go. I do feel the need to get better lenses, faster and with more zoom. Don't get me wrong, the lenses i have are perfect for a beginner, and light amature, however there are times that i am left wishing for better.

I am also an Audi fanatic, the first car i ever purchased was an 1987 Audi 4000 CS, and i loved it. i was many times able to get 33+mpg out of that thing, it was a 1.8L FWD 5spd. Before that car i used to drive a Mitsubishi pick-up ( i learned how to drive stick with it), then a 1986 Escort L, then 1987 Ford Econoline E-150 4spd (that was a fun truck). After my 1st 4000 i had a 1985 Peugeot 505 TDI, then a 1986 Audi 4000 Quattro CS (my first Quattro and the damage has already been done), then a 1990 Ford Thunderbird LX, then a 1987 Audi 5000 Turbo Quattro CS (my 1st turbo, bad, bad, bad, very addictive), then my current jewel of the Nile a 1993 Audi S4, 5cyl, 20valve, turbo, sexy beauty beast, and lastly my last purchase was a 1987 Audi 90 Quattro to become a Project.

I have driven many miles and will continue to do so, see you soon around the highway.