You use what digital camera?

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  1. digittts

    digittts New Member

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    You used what digital camera?
    I can not pick up to myself the camera.
    What will advise. Can at whom there is an opinion on this.
     
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    melicious The Old Maid
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    Uhm, interesting first question. Welcome to SF by the way.

    I use Sony. Only Sony. I have three so far, and will have a fourth soon. :)
     
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    I think you're asking what type of camera and where you can order it online? Is this right? ;)
     
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    I have Olmpus and Kodak I love them both
     
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    Panasonic Lumix LZ2.

    Trust me, I did a helluvalotta research and after seeing color comparison charts and exact pixel results I went with this camera.

    5mpx, 6x optical :)brow ), SD media, 200 dollah. ;)
     
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    Stick with any of the name-brand cameras and they'll be fine for snapshots. Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Pentax, Fuji and Olympus are all good, just to mention a few. Of the "big names" that aren't usually good, HP and Polaroid come to mind, and Kodak is hit and miss.

    99 percent of the time bad photos are a result of bad technique, not a bad camera. Most crappy pictures I see are a result of poor lighting and/or not using a tripod for dimly lit subjects.

    Warning: Do not be mislead into believing high pixel count is important. Almost any digital camera made today offers at least 4 mp, and that's enough for a good 8x10 print. For web use, .3 mp (one-third of a megapixel) is plenty.

    Be careful if you shop on eBay. There's a lot of junk being sold there. It's not the best place for buying new digital cameras. Prices, service and warranty are usually better at Walmart.

    Best advice: Go to a brick and mortar camera store and try several in your hands, talk to a knowledgeable salesman and pick one you like. (Camera, not salesman!)

    Oh yeah, and if you want a zoom lens, you want "optical" zoom. Digital zoom is just interpolation, and you can do that better with your photo editing software. For still pictures it has no merit other than a way to sell cameras.