In yesterday’s post, I wrote that the #1 reason for my upgrade from the Canon G7 to the G11 was the improved low-light performance of this little point-and-shoot camera. Last night after band practice a group of us stopped at Applebee’s for some half price appetizers (after 9:00 pm M-TH!!!). Here’s a shot I took in the parking lot. This is an unedited JPG at ISO 3200 (full resolution available here). I’ve got to say that my initial impressions are quite favorable.

I’ve had a few people ask why I opted for this camera (the G11) rather than going for the Canon S90 with the same sensor, a more compact form factor and faster lens. The simple reason for me is that the G-series has a dedicated hotshoe which allows me to use my Speedlight flashes and PocketWizards.

A detailed “My Thoughts…” post about the G11 will be coming in the next week or so.

Canon G11 – 1/30 second, f/4.5, ISO 3200