Hi my name is Brie and I am new to at home digital photography.. I got a nikkon d40 for christmas and so far love it.. my background is media..Im a graphics designer by trade and was working part time at sears when i discoverd I love photography..hate the enviroment of that sort of photography! so im still in the habbit of 'commercial" photographing but im desperatly trying to break out of that! I want to be able to encorporate photography into my work! I know very little but more than the average joe! these are a few of my favorites from this week! please please critique.. if I need to move them to another board let me know! Im not affraid of insult! I want to improve!! so constructive critisism is welcomed! Thanks again.. and I cant wait to get to know all of you! My son.. I see the oof..but still love the shot My brother on Christmas morning My mother.. love the city in the glasses.. old bike at the vineyard.. so i obviously did it in a sepia tone to match!