No I will not spam your inboxes with every single day I intern. I just figured I'd make a random journal about mah first day.
I was introduced to which computer I would be using. There's video, which I will not touch, a laptop for computer and video, and another computer, which happens to be the slowest... is for photo. I was also told where breakfast bars, coffee, tea, easy mac, and hot chocolate are. In case I decide to do an all day thing, which I'm sure there may be some.
But the best thing...was the camera equipment. The awesome hing is, if I break it, the zoo will cover it. Not that I'm going to go out breaking stuff... The super exciting thing is that the zoo uses Nikon. Why exciting? Because I got to play with nice cameras~....and I want a Nikon D90 now... >_< If I ever find myself with an extra $2000...I'll make the switch... I'm sure it's just a phase with me playing with new toys. But it was fun. I'll probably be using the Nikon D90...If I get the chance, I'll test it out on grounds one of these days... Can't take it home..that's a big no.
I got to accompany on the trip to take pictures of the new kookabura in the mews. And meet the new king vulture, Votan, which is an AWESOME name. He's a baby, so he doesn't have the awesome colorful plumage the adults have, he's still black in color. Also got to visit with a few of the birds who were on their perches while their mews were being cleaned.
Then I got to attend an all important staff meeting! Oh joy! I didn't think I'd make it all the way though, somehow I did. It was mostly just talking about media stuff, web stuff future event plans like spring break, Chinese new year, and frog conservation. Most in the works stuff. Nothing that really pertained to me since I'm new and everything.
And that's about it! Tomorrow I'll tag along and photograph the new OZF director (different from zoo director) with the elephants. Then from then on out, I'll probably take on the media previews, any press releases that happen. If we get the bears in time while I'm still an intern, I may get to cover that. Samudra isn't expected to reach 1 ton until October probably. Since he isn't gaining 10lbs a day anymore! It's leveled off to one or two. He is 1600lbs around now though. And if there are any other events happening, I'll be around for those oddball jobs.
Oh and I finally got a new feature up. >>
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