Thank you, God, for walking with us on this journey. Please direct my path and keep me on the road that you want me to follow. If I start to deviate, please put up a road block and redirect me. Since I can't see clearly, I put my full trust in you. Help me to live the life that you want me to live.
I bought the Nikon Coolpix P510 because it is described as a "bridge camera". To me that means I can do a bit more manually then with my old point and shoot. I decided it was high time to get started in my attempt to understand more about digital photography. I went to a beginners class on Saturday to begin my adventure with my focus being on Aperture and Shutter Speed. I will start with Aperture. I find the f# confusing because in my mind they are backwards but I will have to get over it:-)
First off what is the definition of aperture? Here is what Destination Scuba has to say about it...
It is indicated by f stop numbers f1.4, f2, f2.8, f5.6 and so on.
Just to confuse us – the larger the aperture the smaller the f stop number f22 is a very small aperture, f5.6 is big.
This is the control of how much light reaches the image sensor in the camera and has a direct relation to shutter speed.Generally the larger the aperture the fa…
My Mom used to make the most amazing Banana Nut Bread. Moist and yummy. Sadly I do not have her recipe. Over the years I have tried to find one that was equal but have not been 100% successful. I did find a close second though. Hawaiian Banana Nut Bread from Southern Living. I will not give it a 10 on my cooking scale but we have made it a lot and it never goes to waste so I will give it an 8.5/10 on my scale. Its very good:-) I gathered my ingredients..... Ingredients:
3 cups all-purpose flour3 eggs, beaten3/4 teaspoon salt1 cup vegetable oil1 teaspoon baking soda2 cups ripe bananas, mashed2 cups sugar8 ounce can pineapple, crushed and drained1 teaspoon ground cinnamon2 teaspoons vanilla extract1 cup pecans or walnuts, chopped Directions:
Combine first five ingredients; stir in nuts.Combine remaining ingredients; add to flour mixture, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.Spoon batter into two greased and floured 8 1/2 x 41/2 x 3 loaf pans.Bake at 350 degrees for one ho…