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So, remember on Friday I had to shoot with my Canon Rebel?

There was a reason for that. You see, I was cruising on Amazon last week, just looking, when I saw that the price of the Canon 6D was $1499. Down from the usual $1899. Body Only.

I closed down my browser,but the thought stayed in my mind.  And I  went over to Adorama and asked for a quote for my 7D, my Lensbaby Spark, My Lensbaby sweet 35 and my Canon 28mm.

And the amount that came back was more than enough to do an exchange.

I packed up that camera and those lenses in record time and ordered the 6D.

Friday night, I trudged up to the main UPS center in Doraville and picked up my Canon 6D.


It’s wonderful. The fact that I can put my 50 1.4 on in my house and have room to shoot like I had my 35 on, is amazing.

The fact that I took SEVERAL photos at ISO 12500 and they were USEABLE was just…..

Chile. I loved my 7D, and I swear if I hadn’t seen the 6D on sale I would have happily stayed blissfully ignorant of the wonders of a full frame camera.

There is a learning curve, for example, I have to get used to new menus and where everything is now after my 7 d.  And I did give up all of those focus points. And the depth of field is different on a full frame camera.

SO I’m not as quick as I’d like right now, but by Christmas day…….

I’m so happy! I leave you with a photo I took in my hallway at ISO 6400. I didn’t have to use any noise reduction at all. I’m amazed at that. Just amazed. And this was with my 50. I was right on him.

I’ll take a few weeks to learn the camera and get used to it and do a full review. Probably in the new year

I’m in love!

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Settings : ISO 6400, F 2.5 Shutter Speed 1/500

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    December 16, 2013 at 9:54 am

    Ohhh….Congrats on your new camera!!! I can’t wait to see more of your photos with the full-frame! I am pretty sure the 6D is going to make you forget all about the 7D in no time. 🙂

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    December 16, 2013 at 9:55 am

    Merry Christmast to you! Can’t wait to see pictures. Pookah is so darn cute.

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    December 16, 2013 at 1:45 pm

    How exciting!

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    Nellie @ Brooklyn Active Mama
    December 16, 2013 at 2:28 pm

    beautiful!! I am excited for you and excited for the photos that we will get to enjoy!

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    Pamela @ Still Dating My Spouse
    December 16, 2013 at 2:35 pm

    Of course the picture look beautiful to me…but your excitement about this new camera was spilling over into your words/post. I have a cannon rebel I think I’m a “professional” everytime I bring it out LOL

    Of course, I don’t know how to use it properly but I do get some amazing pictures. Just imagine if I knew what I was doing lol

    Can’t wait to see your pictures from Christmas….

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    Reginia {}
    December 16, 2013 at 11:35 pm

    All this camera vocabulary has my head spinning. Because I love it so much, it’s on my “To Do List” for 2014.

    Now, let me find a challenge for you so I can see new pictures everyday.

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    December 17, 2013 at 12:41 am

    That’s at ISO 6400?! I think I need to rewrite my Christmas list right quick 😉 Congrats on the new camera!

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    December 17, 2013 at 8:02 am

    iJealous!! I have it on my radar for next Christmas!! Can’t wait to hear you tell us more about the features. You know all of the tech features I just “be” trying to take photos. That crisp at that ISO is amazing. I’m sold. Now let me save my coins!!

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      December 19, 2013 at 7:01 am

      I had been saving for a new lens because I didn’t think I could afford this! But the sale just got me!!!

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    December 17, 2013 at 10:23 am

    I love that you saw something you wanted and went after it! The picture looks amazing! It is so clear and precise! Merry Christmas to you!

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      December 19, 2013 at 6:56 am

      Thank you! I had to do some manipulating but I’m so glad I did!

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    December 18, 2013 at 9:31 am

    Your new baby is a hottie! I need to take a photography class so I’ll know what your talking about in these posts! LOL

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      December 19, 2013 at 6:55 am

      Stay tuned in the new year!

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    December 18, 2013 at 10:21 pm

    I so need a camera. I lost mine this past summer. the quality of this photo is spectacular.

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      December 19, 2013 at 6:47 am

      Thank you! Get a new camera! You need something other than your phone to take pictures on!

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    Nicole P.
    December 19, 2013 at 12:49 am


    I am squeeing wth glee for you! Look at Pookah’s adorable, grain-less face. Swoon!

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      December 19, 2013 at 6:46 am

      I knew you would understand! Lol

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    December 20, 2013 at 11:24 pm

    Amazing! I am so happy for you and your new camera! Can’t wait to see more and your review of it. 🙂

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