I've just noticed this account was 10 years old last year. A lot has happened in 10 years. I've gone from 16 to 26 (last year, I'll be 27 this year).
I was in high school, then college, then university, and now I'm pretty much a house wife - though it's not as simple as that. I support other people that are important to me, and that makes me happy.
I used to draw a lot of anime and manga copied from my then manga faves. I used to use just paper, pencil and fine liners. Then later a graphics tablet. I still like anime and manga, though I have a lot less patience with new stuff.
While I do art a lot less now, and it probably holds a lesser p
So, I changed my name. I'd been thinking about making a new account for a while to get rid of the old 'Magic-Sparkle' name, but I never liked the idea of losing my current account - it's 6 years old and everything. So, I like the new change name feature! I am now StudiousOctopus. *very happy* Though it is a shame they made it a paying feature...
Anyhoo, Love and byees.
So, my other half Peter just got a rather swish Nikon D90 DSLR camera.
This means I've been gifted with his older camera, the Sony DCS H50. It's still a pretty swish bridge camera (what this means is that it has a large very capable lens stuck to it, but it's not interchangable). I've been told he'll still want to borrow it, as the Sony has some lovely features his new camera currently can't do. The Sony manages to do close up and macro pretty well with the one lens whereas Peter will need to buy a macro lens or macro filter. It also has a pretty nifty night mode, for taking in the dark photos.
So, while it's a little old it's