For Mother's Day I recieved (yes...I made a few suggestions!) a new lens -- a Nikkor AFS 55-200mm VR -- for my D40. I was so hoping to get this lens before soccer season was over!
Well, DD had a game last night and I had a chance to try out my lens at the game. I think I am in love! For the first time, I was able to get the shots I wanted. Crisp, clear action shots with great colour -- and easily too! Shots that look like you are on the field but you are really sitting back in the cheering section.
All this without being a professional of any kind. (sigh) Life is good.
Here are a few of my favorites:
This one was when she realized that I was taking way too many pics of her: