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#85692 - Wed, 14 Jul 2010 14:45:00 Which camera to choose??
Mike C Offline
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I've been looking to change my camera for quite a while due to the disappointing pictures now coming out of my current one. Now that could be down to my hopelessness but some are ok and some are not.
I would therefore like the advice of any of our talented mob on the forum as to which point and shoot cameras are decent and which can be avoided.

Price - under 200
Some kind of anti-blur feature
Takes good photos in darker light (mine's rubbish even with a flash)
Red eye reduction
Slimline in size

I realise some of those things may be asking a bit much for the price but worth a shot anyway. I'm sure there's far more important criteria to consider when choosing a camera but that's a start for me. I'll rely on your expert judgement for any other "features". I remember CP sending me a link for a Fuji but I've lost that link and can't remember the model name. I'm sure it was over 200 anyway.
Any replies will be much appreciated.

Cheers
Mike smile

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#85693 - Wed, 14 Jul 2010 19:10:00 Re: Which camera to choose??
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Mike,

Howdo Mucker!

Maybe CP was referring to this?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Fujifilm-FinePix...5614&sr=8-1

Under 200 notes. I bought one for my daughter, not the smallest thing but the pics are good for the price. I use it ocassionally as it has a full manual mode but the HD video is a bonus. There is also an S2000 model, slower lower megapixel count and 50 or so cheaper.

At least its the first of a loooong parth to choose from......

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#85694 - Thu, 15 Jul 2010 02:45:00 Re: Which camera to choose??
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Hello Daren, how's it going mate.

Thanks for the link, it does look familiar. I've been having a think today at work and decided I'm not so bothered about the "slimline" aspect of a camera so this one fits the bill.
It's a very nice looking camera with plenty of features so plenty to deliberate over.

Cheers. smile

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#85695 - Thu, 15 Jul 2010 07:51:00 Re: Which camera to choose??
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Its a lot smaller than it looks. smile

and we are still talking about the camera tho....... roflmao

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#85696 - Thu, 15 Jul 2010 19:43:00 Re: Which camera to choose??
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roflmao

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#85697 - Fri, 16 Jul 2010 02:49:00 Re: Which camera to choose??
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Mike,I may have your answer, I use the NIKON Coolpix L110.There are slimline Coolpix cameras but this looks like an SLR,but it's not,It has a 3" screen at the back and has different functions you can switch between ie landscape,portrait& so on.You don't even need to use the flash most of the time.There's also the L100 & L90.The L110 has wide angle lens and 15x zoom.For reference go to Duncans pictures(Beginner level)I've never really used a fancy camera before,infact I'm crap, so this will give you an idea of how good it is, all the best mate,I highly recomend this camera to anyone.By the way, it's 12.1 megapixel

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#85698 - Sat, 17 Jul 2010 02:21:00 Re: Which camera to choose??
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Cheers Duncan, thanks for the recommendation. I'll check that camera out as well. smile

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