I had a busy summer but finally I am back and good, over the summer I took a great deal of photos with my D80, many of which I experimented with focus. The advantage of a DSLR is often you can focus easily on exactly you want to focus on using manual focus on the lens ring. I find this extremely useful in some of the photos I take, and I often leave the camera on manual focus because I think it can often give a better photo.
A (Chestnut?) horse
A poppy I found in a field during the holidays
A field of wheat showing the depth-of-field of the settings I was using