As I mentioned earlier in the week my Christmas present came very early this year, a new camera! I’ll be writing up a full review including seeing whether it lives up to the adorable advertisements but I thought in the mean time maybe you would enjoy some snapshots from the first night I took it for a spin! I’ve split this post into two parts because there were so many photos so one today and one tomorrow!

This is the first photo I took with it, James always takes his first shot with a new camera of me so I wanted it to be of us… some kind of silly idea of good luck etc ^_^

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Of course then James completely ruins that by taking unclassy photos of me eating >_< Even sepia mode doesn’t help that.VioletLeBeaux-Panasonic-GF3-Melbourne-Review00030_1003 copyHe looks good no matter what unfortunately.VioletLeBeaux-Panasonic-GF3-Melbourne-Review00024_1002 copy

Testing out some of the modes…

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It even makes my terribly unattractive lunch look good.

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Toy mode makes everything look so cute!

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This is my photo to register James’ face so now when I take photos of him it always knows who he is XD So pointless but I love stuff like that!

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There wasn’t really anything good to take photos of at home so I stuck to taking them of MacGyver on tv XD Yeah.. you pour that water Mac!

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Going out to check the mail ended up being a good cam-whoring opportunity because I had to do work for the rest of the afternoon.

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The herb plant out my window, I really want a window box but James would have to take care of it XD

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Outfit shots, super casual for a night taking photos!

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Very cute thing to do with a bike!

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Random street art…

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And my random Melbourne architecture shots look so much more impressive with this camera!

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I love architecture so much, no idea why but I just find it so interesting.VioletLeBeaux-Panasonic-GF3-Melbourne-Review00163_1016 copyVioletLeBeaux-Panasonic-GF3-Melbourne-Review00171_1017 copyVioletLeBeaux-Panasonic-GF3-Melbourne-Review00191_1019 copy


Cute shop windows I spotted along the way:

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One of my favorite shots of the night, that guy looks so busy and important!

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Of course I had to test out how well it handled self shots and the skin smoothing mode haha!

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So many pretty things around town that day too, or rather there were probably the same amount of them but I was just looking around rather than rushing off somewhere!


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Buttons at Lincraft, I need to find somewhere else to buy Bunny eyes because they don’t seem to stock them anymore ;_; I’m getting ready to put the first batch of bunnies up for sale, yay!

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Random street art… ugh I can’t believe I’m one of those people who take photos of street art… Birds really creep me out though!

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I think I took all the photos I always take like of the horses and buildings just to see if I could do them better… so sorry for the doubles XD


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I did get my revenge though, James always tried to make me stand in the middle of the tram tracks to take photos and that makes me nervous so I made him do it for once! He was not so nervous…

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I mostly seem to have taken photos of things with pretty colours, clearly I am attracted to shiny things!

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I want to decorate my house with all of these glittery trees and pretty papers

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We walked past this mini lake thing which had some kind of art installation underneath through the glass.

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And one last one of me! Apparently I took most of the interesting photos on the second half of the night haha!

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Hope you enjoyed and have a great night! Yay for new camera, I can’t wait to try and do some craft tutorials and see how it goes at home too 😀