Canon S95: A fantastic backup to my DSLR (full review with sample photos)

I just bought the┬áCanon PowerShot S95 as an always-with-me backup to my huge DSLRs. It’s the best compact camera I’ve ever used or owned. Period. I’ve been out of the market for a pocket sized camera for years – the last compact I bought was a Canon G7, before that a Canon S2 IS in 2005, and my first digital camera – a Canon PowerShot S40, purchased in 2002 before I moved to Indonesia. I still have the S40!? fromRead more

Canon has announced a firmware update for its EOS 5D Mark II digital SLR enabling manual exposure when shooting videos

This just came in from Dpreview.com – very exciting news. “Canon has announced a firmware update for its EOS 5D Mark II digital SLR enabling manual exposure when shooting videos. With the updated version, users will be able to manually adjust the shutter speed, aperture and ISO settings in the video mode. The new firmware will be available for download on 2 June 2009 from Canon’s website. Allowing EOS 5D Mark II owners to achieve even more stunning video resultsRead more

New Obsession

Ok, well it’s not what you think. But this is a definite weakness of mine. I find something that I want and I completely devote myself to learning about it, researching about it, comparing it with other similar things. I’ve applied this formula to everything from mountain bikes, rollerblades, cars, stereos, laptops, and video cameras to things like taking trips to the best spots, and finding the best of everything. The problem is that I educate myself to the pointRead more