I love photography and I’ve always wanted to learn how to use all the fancy buttons and dials on my camera.  My “big” camera (a Canon T1i) takes great photos but I knew it could do so much more if I only knew what all those settings meant.  Well, today I finally took a class.  Yeah!  It was an hour of buttons and dials followed by a field trip around the neighborhood looking for interesting subjects.  It wasn’t a great area for interesting doors but I found a few…and you can expect a LOT more photo-safari posts now that I’ve graduated from DSLR-1.  Just wait until DSLR-2!

I don’t remember ever seeing a hinge in this condition:

This is the subway entrance.  Chained gates give me the willies.

Someone just asked me about a cylindrical lock on a gate…here you go!

This is one of my favorite non-door-related photos of the day:

This is what my life feels like:

If you’re a glutton for punishment, or if you just like photos of random building details, feel free to check out my Flickr set from today’s class.

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