Stoogly, you're right. It's given purpose to practicing with this new camera beyond just screwing around. I even used a flash for the first time in over 20 years. I don't want the results to make me look like a fool.
Originally Posted by Stoogley
My coworkers for the most part are pretty ignorant of photography and think that just because I actually study it I must be good at it - especially the couple of guys with expensive dslrs who don't know what an f-top is. The guy whose wife is a newspaper photographer at least knows better - he's seen good stuff. My boss's husband is pretty good, too.