Thank you U.S. Census Bureau for restoring a modicum of regular income to my bank account. After toting my trusty Canon PowerShot wherever I've gone for the past three years, it was time for an upgrade.
After typically overarching research, I decided on the just-released 12 megapixel Nikon Coolpix S4000, which offers touchscreen convenience, video, low-light magic and—most important—a wider angle and more robust zoom. I took it out in the field today, while training in beautiful Fort Greene, Brooklyn, and am thrilled with what I see so far. Plus, my new baby is even lighter and more compact than the Canon.I swear to god, it's purple—not pink! Above: the new baby. Below: Old baby Kirby, sporting her spring military cut.