Nikon d40!!!!!!!!! yay!

Discussion in 'Planning our Happily Ever After' started by Mrsdisneyb2b, Mar 9, 2009.

  1. Mrsdisneyb2b

    Mrsdisneyb2b Planning to go, before the little ones grow!

    Feb 12, 2008

    As a birthday gift, Vin got me a Nikon D40!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:banana: :banana: :banana: :banana:
    I was crying hysterically... and i mean shaking like a leaf. My whole life i wanted a "real" camera... and now i have one...

    Now...heres the question...

    ANYONE have one and can give me some pointers? My goal is to take a nice picture of the fireworks!

    Thanks guys!!!!!:lovestruc
  2. spacerangerqueen

    spacerangerqueen DIS Veteran

    Nov 7, 2007
    I have a D40. I got it about a year ago. I keep mine in 'P' mode.

    You should head over to the Photography board there is tons of info over there

    Here is a thread on fireworks

    If you wanna see some of my photos check out my photo blog, I haven't tried any of the fireworks settings they recommend as I don't have a tripod, but I have mainly Disney pics.

    I checked out the book Nikon D40 for dummies from the library and it helped me learn what all the buttons and things do. Trying to learn from the manual that comes with the camera is mind numbing.

    Enjoy your camera :lovestruc

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