Camera preview: Canon PowerShot G11

On August 19, Canon announced the launch of the new flagship PowerShot digital camera, the G11. Having shot extensively with a G10 this summer, I'm ambivalent about upgrading to the G11. For one thing, I welcome the better low light capabilities. While the G10 showed some noise when shooting in low light, it was acceptable … Continue reading Camera preview: Canon PowerShot G11

Lens preview: EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM Prime

Canon chose to announce the availability of a new wide-angle lens along with the EOS-1Ds Mark III. It's the new EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM prime, which upgrades the existing EF 14mm f/2.8L USM. The lens will feature the same correction for rectilinear distortion, but with improved dust and water resistance, a round aperture for … Continue reading Lens preview: EF 14mm f/2.8L II USM Prime