Amazing!!! Some of the photos here are simply fabulous! What am I doing here? Not sure, at this point except I hope to learn some things about photography. Hoping people will be kind and give constructive criticism, since I am an admitted learner.
I am just an enthusiastic amateur, who has a decent eye most of the time. Always played with art in some form or fashion, and this is a new outlet for me. I have always loved photography, was just too busy with raising a family, being a teacher, and playing music professionally to really focus on learning the basics. Now that we are semi-retired in the mountains of northern New Mexico, I carry my camera everywhere I go. The landscapes here are spectacular, and wildlife abounds.
Will people be kind and helpful, or snobbish and condescending??? I've yet to find out. I have thousands of photos on Flickr, and thought this might be a step up. Not a place to download just EVERYTHING, but the best of my shots.
So, give me a break, offer kind criticisms and TEACH me something! I'm ready!