Dr Marm never without my Nikon!

Dixon May Fair

You are entering The Dixon May Fair

Back in May, I had the chance to visit a small local fair.  The Dixon May Fair is held in Dixon, CA, not far from my new locale, Davis.

I was sporting a new camera, the Nikon D7000 with the kit lens.  Need to be a little lighter lately, due to a back injury–so this works well:)

There is always something so humbling for me with new technology, or should I just say, new to me.  The D7000 is my fourth Nikon DSLR and I was feeling quite smug…not reviewing the manual and thinking I could just “wing it”.  One of my favorite lens, is my Lensbaby.  I liked this shot, because it reminds me I have much to learn–plus it has a trace of the Lensbaby Blur I so enjoy.  This image was created by operator error!

Operator Error

I did do a bit better navigating settings on my camera and had a super time on our maiden voyage.

Do calories really count from the fair?

The best part of the fair–aside from the food, is being there at night to shoot The Midway.  So, here we go!

Let the fun begin!

Sometimes, life just seems to pass by in a blur and time moves quickly.

Just a Trace

What goes up...must come down!

For me, some of my favorite shots are longer exposures and the blend of lights.

Swinging Around

Fun Games

And of course, the favorite…the Ferris Wheel!

Colors are plenty!

Also took a moment to enjoy the reflection on the windows of a nearby trailor.

Midway Lines

I am really excited for the California State Fair which starts on July 14th.  Will look forward to sharing more fair images in July!


3 responses

  1. Trudy Helmlinger

    Awesome pictures. You’re getting better and better

    June 12, 2011 at 7:17 pm

  2. This series of photos from the Dixon May Fair are fabulous! I’m especially fond of the long exposure images but they all are wonderful/ Awesome lights and colors. Very cool post! Looks like your mastering your new camera beautifully.

    June 16, 2011 at 5:49 pm

  3. Kerry

    Nice Laura Cool shots of the rides

    June 18, 2011 at 4:11 pm

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