Pictures

For a while I have enjoyed using my Olympus C-5050 digital camera, but ever since Alicia dropped it and we had to get it repaired it just hasn’t been the same. It takes a good 10-15 seconds to set up a shot, take it, and be ready for the next one. It still takes excellent pictures, but the lens mechanics never quite returned to normal.

I decided to sell that camera (wanna buy a camera?) and replace it with something simpler, smaller, and more transportable, so I went and got a Canon Powershot A530, which had just been knocked down to $149 at Best Buy.

What a camera! So far it has been perfect inside, outside, and at night. It’s small, it uses SD cards, which I already had, and it runs on AA batteries. I am in love with how well it fits what I was looking for: cheap, portable, fast, and excellent picture quality.

Anyway, I posted up a bunch of new pictures in my gallery, and the first 17 shots are with the new camera. Check out the new Sep/Oct 2006 pics.

About Will Chatham

Will Chatham is a Cyber Security Analyst, Ethical Hacker, and Penetration Tester at a federal data center in Asheville, NC. Since Netscape 2.0, he has worked in a wide array of environments including non-profit, corporate, small business, and government. His varied background, from developer to search engine optimizer to security professional, has helped him build a wide range of skills that help those with whom he works and teaches.
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