Ryan got me exactly what I wanted for Christmas. A Canon EOS Rebel. He's awesome, isn't he!?! I practiced on Chandler and she agreed to demonstrate some of my feelings on my new toy. Here they are:
Frustrated! I thought I was smarter than a camera. Nope.
Hopefully I can get a little better with some practice. The instruction manual, though it appears to be in english, is written in a language I do not understand. I may have to take a class or something. Until then, just know that I am trying.