Still have your first shots ever??

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  1. Ccauceg

    Ccauceg TPF Noob!

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    So just recently I found some of the first shots I ever took when I got into photography about 4 years ago. All I could think of when I was look at the old shots was "Wow, I was so awful". About 97% of the pictures were not correctly exposed, extremely poor composition, and just not interesting subject matter at all. I just could not believe back then I found some of these scenes interesting.
    I compare it to my work now and I realize as to how far i have come. I still have a lot to learn but its good to see that I have actually improved over the years. Anyone else have your first shots way back when? If so how do you feel about them?
     
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    giorgio TPF Noob!

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    Yes I do, they're from Jan 1st 2010 ha ha, I'm a newbie.

    Well, those are the photos I took with the intention of having good shots, walking around at Downtown.
    I don't count the test and fooling around in the office shots when I got the camera.

    I also still have in my PC the first email messages in MS Outlook since like Oct 1999 ha

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    Natalie No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    LOL, I'll let the photos speak for themselves! Here are some of the first shots from my G9 (obviously, I thought selective color was the greatest thing ever :lol:)...

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    Ccauceg TPF Noob!

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    Lol those are what my shots pretty much consisted of too. I had a snap shot of a wagon with extremely blown highlights and a completely center compostion (I guess I thought the circle in the center of the view finder was a "bullseye" of some sort :p), and i thought it was a great photo back then too!
     
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    Ccauceg TPF Noob!

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    Dont get rid of those, you will look back on those pictures and see how much you have improved!
     
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    eric-holmes No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Here are mine, Taken with a crappy p&s but I loved it!

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    Overread has a hat around here somewhere Staff Member Supporting Member

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    heh most of my early photos (at least when I got the DSLR and took photography more seriously) are mostly indoor shots with a popup flash - all auto mode and of a dull student room (yah inspiring! ;)) and I can happily say they no longer exist to embarrass me.

    I do however have a load of my early shots once I started to get going a little more - my blog has most of them (well the ones that looked good at the time) and there are a few more. I happily keep them as they are a great way to see how I have changed in my shooting - mostly for the better though sometimes the older shots can showup where I have gotten lazy in current times and dropped or let something slip in my method or composition.
     
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    Josh66 Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    In a photo album somewhere on my bookshelf - I still have most of my earliest stuff.

    Most of it sucks, lol.

    Early film shots, the negatives are long gone - all I have now is prints, but I still have pretty much every digital picture I've ever taken on a disk somewhere.
     
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    I don't even remember my first shots ever. I think they handed me a camera in the delivery room. :lol:
     
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    george elsasser TPF Noob!

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    Here are some notes on my favorite image from my college 101 photo course. This one is a bit more interesting than my others from that class.

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    Yep... posted to the internet for all to see.

    Now though it's gone from pride to embarrasment now that I'm learning how to do actual photos. :)
     
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    Hahaha this is a great thread! I have all of the photos in physical form I took with my teenage mutant ninja turtles camera from when I was 5-10. I have old b&w prints from when I was 15-16 and I have all of my negatives and prints from college either regular rc paper, fiber paper, and cyanotypes on weird ass paper. I have myfirst digital shots printed out as they were from my first real trip outside of the country when I was 18. 2.3mp Sony cybershot! I have lost alot of digital files to my first hard drive crash in 2006 and then a more recent issue with my external hard drive but I still have access to most of it online somewhere...
     

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