If this is your birthday or anniversary, congratulations! Now everyone smile and say CHEESE! This Is Camera Day! 

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This special day is best celebrated in pictures.

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Pictures are memories and tell the stories of our lives.

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35 millimeter cameras were very popular at one time but a chore to operate compared to today's digital cameras.

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They captured great pictures, provided you had all the special settings just right.

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Some folks believe the more equipment, the better the finished product. After all the hassle of shooting that special moment you still had to wait until the film had been developed to see the outcome.

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Other people could care less. They just want to see those pictures as soon as possible.

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With today's digital technology, taking great pictures has never been easier. Cameras are now built right into cell phones, so you always have a camera with you, ready to record the moments of your life.

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Concho Valley birthdays include:

Myesha Western, 21. From Wanda. Myesha wins 4 delicious gourmet cupcakes from Cakes In A Cup!

Happy Wedding Anniversary to:

Mario & Brandi Banda, 13 years. They will be in our drawing Friday morning for a dozen roses from The Friendly Flower Shop.