I'm Michael from Richmond, VA. I've always enjoyed photography but I've only been taking it seriously for the past 6 months or so. Here are a few of my photos, very beginnerish stuff! (I did a quick search for any rules about image sizes in the forum; couldn't find any. I hope these aren't too large) Genny; 2 year old white German Shepperd. Nikon D40, f/7.1, 1/320, ISO-800 Great effort to stay inbounds but just couldn't make the catch. Third down. Nikon D40, f/4, 1/1000, ISO-200 Nikon D40, f/5.6, 1/640, ISO-200, 200mm Nikon D40, f/5, 1/500, ISO-400, 135mm Nikon D40, f/5.6, 1/2000, ISO-400, 200mm Nikon D40; ISO 200; 135mm; f/18; 10.0sec Nikon D40; ISO 200; 55mm; f/7.1; 30.0sec Nikon D40; ISO 200; 55mm; f/4.0; 5.0sec My gear: Nikon D40 18-55mm ED II AF-S - "kit lens" 55-200 mm F/4 5.6G ED-IF AF-S DX VR lens Polarized, UV and ND lens filters ML-L3 IR remote Cheap-o tripod I look forward to learning from you all!