My Mini-Pic

I am 17 years old and pretty new to the world of photography. About four years ago I got my first digital camera because my sister had decided to upgrade and I always get her handmedowns. It was a Nikon Coolpix L6. I got a few awesome pictures with it but it was a very moody camera; only focusing when it felt like it etc. So for a combination Birthday Christmas present in 2011 I got a Nikon D3100 with two Nikkor Lenses. Of course I was thrilled and have been taking as many pictures as I can with it. My favorite models are my handsome Lipizaner/Standardbred horse and my best friend Anna Britton (she's gorgeous). I love taking pictures of horses, especially dressage. I go to all the horse shows at Waredaca to take pictures. I also love taking pictures of flowers and landscappes. Some days I wake up at 5am just to get some early morning shots. I go out on summer afternoon drives solely to take photos in the golden sunlight. Even though nature is probably my favorite subject, architecture is a close second. I live an hour from D.C. and take the metro there as often as possible to get shots of all the beautiful buildings. I received three firsts and a second place at the county fair photography contest and so far six of my photos have been chosen as Editors First Picks here on BetterPhoto! I was very excited about that. My dream is to one day become a professional :)


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