User name: 74images
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Registration date: Aug 5, 2014
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Location: Los Angeles, California
Birthday: Mar 24
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Occupaion: Decline to state Interests: photography, & collecting matchbox & hot wheel cars, & other toy car & truck collectables Biography: Born: March 24th 1961
Place of birth: Chicago, Ill
Moved to L.A. in september 1969
Education: Windsor Hills Elementry (1969-1974), Orville Wright Middle School (1974-1977), Westchester high (1977-1980), Jr. College: 3 jr college's L.A. area, 1980's.
Got into photography by accident in 1971 when I was 10 years old, got my 1st camera that xmas of 71, a Kodak insta
matic 44 (a 126 camera), between late 71 until early 1976 didn't show much intrest for photography until I got a keystone 110 pocket camera for xmas 75, January 76 I took off with it & never looked back, I photographed my middle school people from jan 76 to june 77 when I graduated
when I got to high school in fall off 77 I shot with several different 110 cameras during my tour of duty at Westchester from 77 to 80, & shot a lot of my classmates, I got 3 shoeboxes full for those 3 years in high school.
in the fall of October 1980 I got my 1st 35mm, a Pentax K1000 camera, & uits done wonders for my in the 80's, & beyond, during the 80's I received more 35mm cameras,& those camera were...
Pentax K1000:october 1980
Olympus XA2: November 1981
Pentax PC35: April 1983
Pentax A3000:May 1986
Nikon F301 (N2000): March 1987
Pentax SF1N: May 1989
The 80's was good to me in photography & hit the ground running on what I had, when the 90's came only a few cameras came to my lap, mostly point & shoots, but the did the job fairly for me in the 90's, in april 1998 I started attending church thanks to a close friend of mine, & are still close to this day, anyway I've been the unofficial church photographer at my same since that april day in 98 & shot over 10,000 images at that church.
The 21st century rolled around & so did the digital camera age, & I got my 1st taste of a digital camera in the summer of 2003, a Sony cybershot spy like camera, cute but disappointing, the megapixaels were a joke, & stopped using it afterwards, December 07 I got a Nikon Coolpix 11, it was good but limited in features, in November 2008 I got another Nikon Coolpix L16, a little better than the L11, but it too had poor flash range, no CMOS system, & grainy shots indoors & night shots, & jack squat megapixels.
January 2013 it changed when it got a Canon Powershot 150 camera, & it was very good but but super, but it did the job, mainly at night & indoor shots, 6 months ago I got a bridge camera a Canon Powershot SX50, along with a Sunpack A3000 flash, & it really does the job for me when i'm shooting my pastor or choir singing,my next camera will be a D.S.L.R, a Nikon I can tell you that Website: not set