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Old 02-12-2007, 07:41 AM   #1
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Starting with this one. Please take note that I plan not to spend over 130.00 for one. So I will start with this one. Seems nice for the price, and I am not looking to take hardcore crystal clear pictures, just some decent clear looking pics.

http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...uct_id=4722203

Same one at best buy -
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1134702111012
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From my experience I have had nothing but trouble with Fuji. We had that camera, well the last years model of it.. 2 of them actually. The first one would not extend the lens all of the way out when powering on. We exchanged it for a new one and it began to do the same thing after a few months. Fuji did end up replacing it with a brand new one, actually this current model, under the warranty, but it was a hassle. By that time, we had already boughten a new one, Kodak with 7 mega pixels and 10x optical zoom.
I'm sure the problem we had was a fluke, but 2 with the same problem....
BUT, when it did work, it did take pretty decent pics. Low lighting was a bit of a problem, but you'll have that with any camera.
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Ahh darn. Well I noticed it doesn't do sound anyways, and that'* one of the features I need.

How about a HP?
HP Photosmart 5.0-Megapixel Digital Camera M425
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1134702943653
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HP and kodak have dropped the ball bigtime for digital photography, I have not been happy with either companies products.

check http://www.dpreview.com/ for great indepth reviews
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IMO, if you want quality pics, I would stay with Canon or Sony (preferably the former). Megapixels aren't the only thing to consider, IMO lens quality is far more important. Oh, Nikon is good too...
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Maybe I will shoot for the Canon I saw at CompUSA.

http://www.compusa.com/products/prod...Digital_Camera
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For what you want to spend, that will be plenty of camera for you.
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Our new camera is Kidak and we are happy so far, but we paid over $200.
I have heard nothing but good about Cannon and Nikon though.
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Question is, what do you want to use the camera for? General picture taking? Or are you INTO photography. If you need one for general use, then the one at Walmart is good.

If you are a photographer, plan on spending about $800 on the camera itself. REAL SLR DIGITAL CAMERAS.

I need to get one.
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Maybe I will shoot for the Canon I saw at CompUSA.

http://www.compusa.com/products/prod...Digital_Camera
I think that is the camera my sister has....I will point her in this direction.
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