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Old 07-23-2006, 10:32 PM
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Look what I bought!

http://www.dcresource.com/reviews/ca...il.php?cam=745

It wasn't terribly cheap - nearly 400 once I added spare memory cards and a spare battery into the equation - but it'll be great all the same to have a camera that is definitively my own, and especially so one that is far better than what I'm currently using (a Canon PowerShot S1 IS, which is decent in its own right, but distinctly lacking in oomph). It doesn't arrive for another week or so, so here's hoping it arrives safe and sound.
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Old 07-23-2006, 10:40 PM
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And, because I can, random pictures!







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Old 07-23-2006, 10:41 PM
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I don't know about you, but I can never get enough pictures of English mud. Thanks PHJ.
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Cool. Where were these two taken?
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Did you get it in black or silver? 'cause, that's what really makes all the differance.
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Old 07-24-2006, 09:28 AM
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Cool. Where were these two taken?
That's Stornoway, specifically Stornoway town centre (what there is of it). That building with clock tower is the town hall.

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Did you get it in black or silver? 'cause, that's what really makes all the differance.
You know, I can't actually remember now. I'm pretty sure it was the black. And yes, of course it makes all the difference.
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That's good Scottish mud, that is. Much better than the common Sassenach type.
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Old 07-24-2006, 04:27 PM
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That's Stornoway, specifically Stornoway town centre (what there is of it). That building with clock tower is the town hall.
Thought it might be.
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Old 07-24-2006, 04:39 PM
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Much better than the common Sassenach type.
Strangely, in Gaelic, the word sassenach doesn't actually carry any negative connotations. It's only when it's used in English that it does (depending on who is saying it, of course).
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I've got ancestors on both sides of the border so I can interpret it any way I want *g*

In Gaelic, it just means "Saxon", as in "those guys over there".
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