Some Saturday Shopping

I know I take Saturdays off from blogging, but there’s been a state of emergency over here at For the Love of Food.

My camera has been naughty lately—it refuses to focus.

First I tried giving it some Adderall, but it didn’t help much.

So then, I decided to give it a little spanking. Unfortunately, firmly patting a camera doesn’t quite have the same discipline effect it does on say, children or puppies. Upon contact with my palm, I seemed to have broken the lens. Apparently, striking something with force only truly works on broken TVs (seriously, it does!)

Anyway, I need a camera for my job and for this here blog so off to Best Buy I went to spend money I didn’t have on something I desperately need. Here’s what I got:

Canon EOS Rebel T3

Yeah, definitely not in my budget, but I’m calling it an early birthday present. In fact, I very sheeply asked my parents to pitch in for it in exchange for a hug and a kiss come February (birthday month.)

I love it. I can finally take pictures of food and post them to here without looking like a complete amateur. Just wait until you see next week’s posts’ pictures taken with this beauty. You’ll die.

So long, point-and-shoot!


6 thoughts on “Some Saturday Shopping

    1. Georgia–best buy was selling this for $115 off the tag price. Tell Tom you love him then ask for it ๐Ÿ˜‰

      And thanks, I’m super excited. It takes AMAZING pictures. I’m in love and it hasn’t even been 24 hours yet!

  1. Omg!!!! Melissa!!!! I’m sooo happy for you!!!! My hairdresser just got this fir Christmas and we were playing with it! Now you can take my class ๐Ÿ™‚ ha!! Or do the assignments! I can’t wait to see what you get!!!! Happy early birthday!!!! Ox

    1. Deb,

      Max said I need to go take a crash course from you. ๐Ÿ™‚ Send me your weekly assignments, I’ll totally do them!

  2. so fun! ryan just got the same one for me for christmas! i love it! your gonna love taking pictures of food just as much as cooking it now:)

    1. Stacy,

      I saw on your blog he got you a camera (your last post, I think?). Didn’t know it was the same one! I was so jealous when I found out you got a DSLR. Glad you love it. It got great reviews and was on sale that couldn’t be beat! Can’t waaaiiit to take pics of food with it! ๐Ÿ˜€

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