Canon G10

Mark on December 3rd, 2008

The sun popped out this afternoon, giving me another chance to test (and get used to) the Canon G10. All were shot at ISO 80 as highest-quality JPEGs (c’mon Apple, release a RAW decoder for the G10). They were exported as JPEGs at a quality setting of six. (Sorry, all you snow-bound folks: our tree […]

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Mark on November 30th, 2008

Two more shots from the G10 today, testing the camera’s macro ability and the spot-metering. Both were shot at 200 ISO. I spotted these little lovelies about a block from my place. I didn’t measure how close I got, but basically, I was right on top of them when I shot in the G-10′s macro […]

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Mark on November 28th, 2008

A few more shots from the Canon G10 as I continue to test its rich set of features and what it all means for how I shoot. All of these were shot in P mode. Final output is through Photoshop’s “save for web & devices” at “high” setting. Specific notes on the images after each […]

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Continue reading about More from the Canon G10 on a rainy Vancouver day

Mark on November 16th, 2008

The leaves needed raking, and I wanted to test to video capabilities of my new Canon G10 so: Note: This is an FLV, encoded by Blip.tv. The original video is at Blip, where you have the option of looking at the original MOV file. (The G10 saves video as 640×480 H.264 MOV files.) To see […]

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Mark on November 14th, 2008

I took a walk with my new Canon G10 this morning and came back with images from Vancouver’s Mountainview cemetery. The purpose was to both test and get used to the camera. Everything was shot on programmed automatic, at the largest, finest JPEG setting. The shot above was opened in Photoshop, resized and saved as […]

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