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Old April 17th, 2007, 09:57 PM
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Buy a new camera...looking for some input

I'm going to buy a new camera tomorrow and I've narrowed it down to 3

http://www.futureshop.ca/catalog/pro...0084055&catid=

http://www.futureshop.ca/catalog/pro...0078211&catid=

http://www.futureshop.ca/catalog/pro...0071946&catid=

Any suggestions?
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Old April 17th, 2007, 10:00 PM
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Any particular reason why you pic those three?

I'm a Canon girl, so I'm not a good judge of the Kodaks and Panasonics....
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Old April 17th, 2007, 10:08 PM
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I recently got a Canon S3 IS and totally love it.
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Old April 17th, 2007, 10:40 PM
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The Kodaks are the only ones that have what I want. I'm looking for a higher megapixel and at least an 8x optical zoom or higher.

....and I'm buying it from Futureshop and those are the only cameras they have that are meeting that criteria. They might not even have them at the store when I go but if I can find something with similar specs then I'll be happy.

I want a camera with more options so that I can change the settings to get better pictures....for example, I'm going to a concert on Saturday and it will be dark and I want to take some good pictures so I'm trying to make sure the camera has a lower f stop and the optical zoom will be nice as well.
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Old April 17th, 2007, 10:44 PM
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The optical zoom is kind of worthless though... Jiorji can explain it better than I can, but it's just sort of the same as taking a picture not zoomed in and cropping it- so the quality sucks. IMO, one with a programmable ISO speed would be more ideal... And one that takes bigger pics but has less zoom would work because you could crop them afterward and still get a nice pic out of it.
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Old April 17th, 2007, 10:54 PM
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Hmmm....now I'm not sure what to buy

So if I buy a camera that has a high megapixel but only has a 4x optical zoom, I could still get a good photo just by zooming and cropping?

What about this one?

http://www.futureshop.ca/catalog/pro...0085795&catid=
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