Rationally, I know my camera (a Nikon D70) is excellent. It takes wonderful photographs, it still works great after 50,000 shots, and 6.1 megapixels is all the resolution I can use right now. And yet… how nice it would be to upgrade.
These graphs from Flickr’s Camera Finder don’t make it any easier to resist the urge to upgrade. The Camera Finder offers a unique way of browsing cameras and photographs taken by those cameras (based on the EXIF data uploaded with each photograph). Thoughtfully, Flickr also serves up a graph of this year’s usage of each camera model. If you own a Digital Rebel, XT, EOS 20D, or Nikon D70 the data is clear: our days are numbered. :-)
This year’s camera usage by model (data provided by Flickr as of March 12, 2007). Read ’em and weep: