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Old Jul 07, 2002, 10:28 AM
ThoseOfTheUnlight ThoseOfTheUnlight is offline
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Default Digital Camera buying help, anyone?

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Just wanna get my first digital camera, and looking for advice what to get. Basically I'll only be using my camera to take pics whilst out with my mates etc, and at concerts and stuff like that. I wont be printing the images out, just emailing and putting them up on the web etc..
Not looking to spend TOO much money, so anyone got any advice to what I should geT?
I'm in the uk, so any recommendations where to buy from as well?
Old Jul 07, 2002, 03:30 PM
redvelvet redvelvet is offline
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becareful with some of the cheap ones based on the quickpix design (l'espion,l'elite,logiteck pen cam etc) they won't take pictures in the dark and anything below sunlight comes out at a lower res (fills in every other pixel with white).Also when there is a bright light like taking a picture of the stage at a concert from the crowd will show the stage as just a bright white blob.However the are all under 50 so you wouldn't screw 2bad when you get drunk and forget it in the cab ;D
Old Jul 07, 2002, 04:40 PM
skeggs skeggs is offline
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go for about a 1.3 mpixel minimum, the fuji a101 is well regarded, it's about 130.
i've got a minolta e203 2.3 mpixel paid 154 inc from jungle good camera though
Old Jul 07, 2002, 06:11 PM
ThoseOfTheUnlight ThoseOfTheUnlight is offline
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wasnt looking for one of the really cheap ones to be honest - need a flash!!
*********** - Is this a good camera for the money?

Any more opinions?
Old Jul 07, 2002, 08:15 PM
ninruleu ninruleu is offline
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That is a good camera for the price. Is has good features and is upgradable on the memory but make sure you get rechargable batteries because it will suck them dry fast.
Old Jul 08, 2002, 05:10 AM
ThoseOfTheUnlight ThoseOfTheUnlight is offline
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Thanks mate for your help
Anyone else have an opinion?

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