The Canon S5 IS in Costa Rica

Powershot S5 IS Specs: 12x Optical Zoom/4x Digital Zoom/48x combined Equivalent of 36-432mm 8.3 Mega Pixels Max Aperture:  f/2.7 – f/3.5 (T) Shutter Speeds:  15-1/3200 sec. ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 Exposure Comp:  +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments SD card Image Stabilization These were the main reasons I chose the S5 for this trip.  I didn’t want to…

Costa Rica in July of 2007

Tamarindo My first trip to Costa Rica was in 1995, and most of the trip was spent in Tamarindo.   It quickly became my favorite place on earth.  Everyone was unbelievably friendly and the atmosphere was super relaxing.  It was just locals and surfers.  Going back to Tamarindo in 2007 was…well…upsetting.  I think it has definitely…