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10-30-2020, 10:26 AM - 1 Like   #1
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Decided to go back to basics for story telling.

Well, I laugh out loud. The Pentax got bigger and bigger, and my daughter got faster and faster. And with all the problems noted in other posts, I got slower and slower.

So, I was looking through my drawers (my now FORMER friend, that was supposed to help my cats while I was in the hospital robbed my house, so I've been mentally and physically looking for stuff).

Old school. My second camera. Canon Powershot ELPH SD600. I can't remember but this little gem has quite a following. I don't remember if it is because of physical optical zoom or because of the metal body.

Weighs couple of ounces, can't tell it is in the pocket. Old school for quick and easy story telling. (I do a book for each year)

10-30-2020, 10:52 AM - 1 Like   #2
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I quite often carry a compact camera on days when a DSLR isn't practical, or if I simply don't want to lug much around with me. Often, it's my Q7, but sometimes I just use a little Canon Canon PowerShot A1200. For images taken in reasonable light and destined for the web, it's a perfectly capable camera... especially when shooting raw. "Raw?", I hear you ask... Yes, many Canon compact cameras - including my A1200 and your SD600 - can shoot raw using CHDK, the "Canon Hack Development Kit". It requires no changes to the camera - just set up of an SD card with the necessary file(s). Raw images load into Darktable, RawTherapee and other programs with no problems, and it's amazing what you can do with them compared to the out-of-camera JPEGs...
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I do the same as Mike, carry around a small camera. Either my Ricoh GR ll with it's fixed 28mm F 2.8 lens or my Canon G12 with it's zoom lens. I prefer the GR...it has an ASP-C sensor, very sharp lens, well built, rugged. Canon is ruggedly built too, but I like the bigger sensor of the Ricoh.
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