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Monday, August 24, 2009

Canon G10 Unboxing & Why I Bought A Canon G10

I wanted to share the excitement of unboxing my new Canon G10 so I made a quick video from the webcam on my laptop. Who doesn't love opening up a new digital camera!

Many of you will probably be asking yourself why I bought a new Canon G10 when the Canon G11 has just been announced, and there's a few reasons.

First, I got a good deal on my G10. If you've been on the fence about buying a Canon G10, now is a great time to buy one as the price has dropped due to the Canon G11 announcement.

Second, I've been meaning to pick up a Canon G10 for a while now. There are lots of times that I don't want to haul out my Nikon D300 and all the accompanying gear, but I still want to take a good picture. The G10 is perhaps the best little compact digital camera out there for getting you as close to shooting with a DSLR without actually shooting with one. The G10 picture quality is incredible, and the camera is a pleasure to shoot with.

Third, I want to compare the G10 against the new Canon G11 when it comes out. As long as my wife doesn't catch me (just kidding), I'm going to buy a G11 when they hit the stores, and then I'm going to do an in-depth comparison of the two including image quality, high ISO, ergonomics, features, etc.

So tune in for upcoming articles on the G10, AND the G11 as soon I can get my hands on one.

Relevant and related...

Developing Canon G10 RAW - Lightroom vs Canon DPP

Shooting the G10 at ISO 800 and ISO 1600

Closeup Pics Using Macro Mode On the Canon G10

Mrs. Ballard Shoots The Canon G10 - Straight Out Of Camera Jpegs

Shooting the Canon G10 With An SB-26 Off Camera Flash

Canon G10 Unboxing & Why I Bought A Canon G10

5 Reasons To Sell Your Canon G10 And Buy A G11

1 comment:

Roel Dixon-Mahatoo said...


I have the G10 and it is a great little camera. If you can keep it under ISO 200, the files are beautiful. I initially bought it for a trip to Cuba and I wanted to travel very light - having said that, I have ISO 80 images I can easily enlarge to 16x20 without an issue.

Congrats on your new toy. I look forward to your G11 review!