When I got my new camera for Christmas, I really didn't know what I was getting myself into. I didn't realize that having the fanciest camera meant I was the obligatory photographer; I didn't realize that it would be so very complicated to use; and I didn't realize that on rare occasions I could actually take gorgeous photographs.
Of course, one thing I definitely didn't realize was that trying to learn to use a new DSLR while using a two year old as your model would be like throwing someone in the deep end to learn how to swim. That kid is fast.
Usually, the best I can do is this:
But there are those rare moments that I actually get something good:
Or even funny:
Too bad none of the best are shots of my child. It seems even taking fabulous photos of a puppy is easier than a two year old.