This is my old faithful Canon digital camera. It has 8 mega pixels and takes pretty good photographs. It's also the last birthday gift my soon-to-be ex-husband gave me and I realized that I thought about him nearly every time I used it. Silly, I know, but there you have it. And since he's apparently decided that it's time for an upgrade, I thought an upgrade was in order, too.
Meet my new friend: Canon PowerShot SX130. He has 12 mega pixels and a 12x zoom lens. I resisted the temptation to go with the popular Canon Rebel because I don't really have the need for a DSLR camera. The point and shoot with automatic settings is just perfect for me and my little blogs. And for photos of Aggie, Peter and our cozy nest. The best part was a really reasonable price since the newer model is about to be released - more mega pixels, I guess. You really can tell a difference in the image quality; the top photo was taken with the new camera and the bottom photo with the old one (obviously!). I haven't had a lot of time to do much experimenting, but soon. If Aggie and Pete would only sit still!