Sadly, after all these years our little Sony Cybershot digital camera has given up the ghost. I seems to work some of the time, but the photos end up looking a little strange:

Notice the little dots of light raining from the ceiling. Unless our house is haunted by mischievous little dots of light, it’s an artifact of the camera.

Sometimes we get really amazing noise:

I guess you can’t go on vacation and come back with a hundred shots like that, so it’s time to retire this little guy.