Melissa Valencia

has been a member since Apr 2011 and goes by Melissajv.

I am a work in progress. My favorite subject to photograph or to talk about is my son. He was my first reason to actually learn to use a camera. I love learning the art of photography and welcome your constructive comments!

Thanks Mary Brown for my avatar!

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Ready to Roll

9 Jun 201215 views, 5 favorites, 6 comments

Share the Road

13 May 201217 views, 3 favorites, 4 comments

The Road to Himself

13 May 201214 views, 5 favorites, 6 comments

15 FT. 2 in

13 May 201214 views, 1 favorite, 1 comment

Happy Mother's Day!

13 May 201218 views, 11 favorites, 9 comments
In "Inspired by a JPG Member"

Good Grapes!

5 May 201225 views, 11 favorites, 11 comments
In "Photo Challenge: Take a Bite Out of Summer"

Faces of the Zoo!

24 Apr 201255 views, 16 favorites, 14 comments
In "Out of Place"

A Moment of Sunshine

24 Apr 201218 views, 8 favorites, 5 comments

Rule of 3

23 Apr 201238 views, 11 favorites, 11 comments

Shirley Strikes a Pose

23 Apr 201232 views, 12 favorites, 13 comments

Knight Meta

23 Apr 201226 views, 12 favorites, 11 comments
In "JPG Events and Meet-Ups"

Blue Skies

23 Apr 201217 views, 4 favorites, 4 comments

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Enter "Portrait"!

Q: My sister in-law recently gave me a Canon EOS 10D digital camera body. Having only used point and shoot cameras, what would be a good beginners lens to get for this camera? Should I get kit lens to start with?

A: Do you know?