Digital Camera Carnival
Since everybody's sharing their experiences with digital cameras, including Chester and Glenn Reynolds, here's my own two cent contribution. A few weeks ago I had considered getting a digital SLR, mainly on the strength of its ability to take good pictures under low-light and fast moving conditions. But digital SLRs have one key weakness: they can't take video. But the higher end "prosumer" cameras do; and one camera that works pretty well is the Canon S3 IS. And I've had its older brother the S1 IS for two years now, which while it lacks the features of its descendant is representative of cameras which can switch nearly instantly between still and video with sound.
The existence of YouTube means every blogger can post video as well as still. Having a digital SLR as your sole carried camera forgoes the video option, and that's too much of a price to pay. So in the end, I opted to pass on the digital SLR and keep the S1 IS. A sample in panoramic (you have to use stitching software to use this feature) is posted below the "Read More".