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Old 01-06-2007, 12:56 AM   #1
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Anybody have some good recommendations for a point-and-shoot camera in the $100-$150 price range? What are some important features to look for? I wouldn't mind finding one that also takes video with sound. Any suggestions are welcome!
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I normally don't buy HP cameras, even though I work for them, I go for higher features like the Sony and other premium cameras. However, for the shoot for cheap with quality crowd, I always suggest hp.

For what you get, that'* the way to go. For the typical photographer that isn't into the advanced features, you can't go wrong. Look for a 5 or 6 megapixel from hp in your price range.
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Well, I guess it depends on what your going to use it for. You can get more megapixle resolution with a less known brand or you can get lower resolution and have a higher quality device like Canon or Nikon. Myself, I love the Canon PowerShot Series. My A95 was awesome, eventhough it was only 5 megapixles. I have a Samsung now with 7 megapixles, however, I'd go back to the Canon in a second.
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Well, I guess it depends on what your going to use it for. You can get more megapixle resolution with a less known brand or you can get lower resolution and have a higher quality device like Canon or Nikon. Myself, I love the Canon PowerShot Series. My A95 was awesome, eventhough it was only 5 megapixles. I have a Samsung now with 7 megapixles, however, I'd go back to the Canon in a second.
agreed, i would prefer a 3.2 canon/nikon over a 5-6mp HP the lense quality makes a huge difference that more than makes up for the size difference
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Anything will be better than my 2.2 megapixel Kodak Easyshare... what a POS! I'll keep looking on Ebay. So Canon and Nikon are recommended brands for good lense quality?
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All the pics you've seen form be where taken by my Canon PowerShot A520

Canon FTW


you can see some here for EI.
http://s56.photobucket.com/albums/g1...OTM%20Nominee/
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Every picture I have taken of my car is with 0.784 megapixels.

http://www.imaging-resource.com/PRODS/C40/C40PICS.HTM


review of it.

It was under $100.
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It'* extremely hard to find a good camera at that price, unless it'* used.
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I would suggest an older higher end model thats been discounted rather than a brand new cheap one. For the web or up to 5x7 prints you dont really need anything for than a 3 mp camera fwiw.

Kodak usually uses one of the better lenses out there. Which one do you have?
and a good camera review site is DP Review
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i have a kodak easy c330 4 mp
it works ok but sucks at close up pics and i cant even think about a night pic!!!
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