I'm going to name her Alice. She can be cousins to my sister-in-law's Kitchen Aid mixer, Betty.
Look what Alice can do -
After using one of these for 4 years, I just wanted something more.
It was OK, but blah.
Turn on, point, shoot.
Now imagine a camera like that on steroids - that's what I wanted.
I wanted a camera that could do more stuff. Like shoot video.
(I'm constantly juggling a camera, a video camera and a baby on my lap)
One that had some manual controls, so I could choose the aperture, shutter speed, ISO, focus & Zoom like a paparazzi...but still had that little green AUTO button that would do all the thinking for me when I felt lazy.
However I didn't want to spend over $500 for a SLR.
I decided this was the camera for me.
because I wanted to capture images like this.
Alice is a Canon Powershot SX20-IS.