Happy at last! I was going to say, “with the camera” and then I realized, no – today was a wonderful day and I feel happy in every possible way. (well one exception, but that’s another story)
I played with white balance, metering, exposures etc. etc. and am now perfectly happy with the camera. I’m getting the photos I want and know how to control the variations etc. So that’s really good. I’ve never been afraid to play with technology and to push buttons and so on. The metering was part of the answer (thanks Lindley) and another part of the answer was some other setting or two that I changed – and I have no idea which ones they were because I experimented a lot. I tossed away some experiments like changes in white balance: the auto function ended up working best. But I know I did a few other things that really worked – so there! Just dont’ ask me to tell you what they were.
Other than that, assignments came in today – and I realized that I’m really okay with my life exactly as it is. Work will come or not. I will accept what comes and celebrate the free time to do my own projects when it doesn’t. I think I’m getting it that I am okay and that I am going to be okay.
So today I am doing the happy dance and that’s plenty good enough for me.
Here are a few more photos I took this morning as the mist dissipated: