CC got me a new camera about this time in the summer. He did quite a bit of research on it and decided to get us a mirrorless camera. The advantage is a more professional quality without the bulky size. I love it and started right away playing around with it to see what kinds of pictures it could take.
Here's my first one....
It can also create special effects like this one.
I am learning how to adjust the focus on objects. I really like blurry backgrounds! (Isn't this a great edible centerpiece at K's house?)