After incessantly hassling the staff at my local camera store over the past couple of weeks, they finally relented yesterday and gave me the UPS tracking number for the package containing my new camera and lens.

It's been a long wait.

Anyhow, I noticed this afternoon that it had arrived at 1pm, so I sped off to the store to pick it up, along with a new bag, CF card and a couple of filters.

This thing is astounding. Incredible quality pictures and up to 5 frames a second too! I spent most of the evening reading the manual and getting it all set up. Hopefully tomorrow I'll get to do more than test pictures - I think Nabila is getting very bored of me pointing the camera at her…