Digital Cameras - update post #23 with questions

We have a pocket sized point and shoot Casio Exilim digital camera but I want something that takes better pictures (and probably a faster shutter speed).

What do you have?

I've noticed a few of you post wonderful pictures (medussa and iris I'm talking to you two, though there are plenty others I can't think of this moment)
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Originally Posted by Poodlehead
Ah, it all makes sense now. Goldy is the puppet master!

Last edited by goldy; 04-07-2009 at 12:12 PM.
I have an older DSLR, a Nikon D70. It's only 6.1 MP but still takes phenomenal pictures. Nikon's newest prosumer DSLR is the Nikon D90.

I think this is the perfect time to upgrade your camera.
Are you looking for another pocket size or larger?

I have a smallish Nikon Coolpix 5700 that I love, but I also have a pocket-sized Canon SD800IS digital elph when I need to throw it in my purse or something. The Canon takes great photos despite it's small size. However, I can still get the Nikon into a fanny pack for travel/hiking as well.

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I have a canon powershot A540. I'm not sure how it compares to other cameras but I really like it. It was only a little over a hundred bucks a few years ago and still going strong. It's pretty durable and easy to use too judging by the pictures I sometimes find on my memory card that my 3 year old has obviously taken.
Sorry I thought I had mentioned that we're most likely looking at either an advanced digital point and shoot or a digital SLR.

We have the Casio which is a great point and shoot pocket sized digital and a Panasonic Lumix, which is a standard sized digital.

We'll keep the two other cameras (though the Casio is our primary camera). But we're okay getting a bulkier camera -- for the purpose of great pics
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Originally Posted by Poodlehead
Ah, it all makes sense now. Goldy is the puppet master!
I have a Canon SD600 Elph. It takes great pictures and has a really fast shutter speed. When I bought it, it had the fastest of the point and shoots available at that time. It's also small and fairly durable.

My friend is a professional photographer and she just bought this Panasonic Lumix at Costco to use as her everyday, keep in her purse camera. It's not as small as my Elph because of the zoom, but it's plenty small.
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Also, since MrsPoppers has been entertaining my endless camera shopping, I will share with you what I shared with her yesterday. Don't buy into the hype that more megapixels is better, google the myth of megapixels. There are some really enlightening articles that could save you some big bucks on your purchase.
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Also, since MrsPoppers has been entertaining my endless camera shopping, I will share with you what I shared with her yesterday. Don't by into the hype that more megapixels is better, google the myth of megapixels. There are some really enlightening articles that could save you some big bucks on your purchase.
Originally Posted by gekko422
ITA
Also, since MrsPoppers has been entertaining my endless camera shopping, I will share with you what I shared with her yesterday. Don't buy into the hype that more megapixels is better, google the myth of megapixels. There are some really enlightening articles that could save you some big bucks on your purchase.
Originally Posted by gekko422
ITA. Ken Rockwell has a great website where he discusses this. Check it out!

Last edited by medussa; 02-20-2009 at 11:32 AM.
You people quoted my typo and now I can't fix it.
Democracy is not a spectator sport.

You know why pandas are endangered? Cause pandas ain't got no game.

Jesus loves you, but I'm his favorite.
I like the use of "you people."

I fixed the quote.
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Democracy is not a spectator sport.

You know why pandas are endangered? Cause pandas ain't got no game.

Jesus loves you, but I'm his favorite.
medussa.. pm box is clear
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Originally Posted by Poodlehead
Ah, it all makes sense now. Goldy is the puppet master!
My camera's at home, but I think this is what I have:
http://www.screenwall.com/item.asp?PID=791&CID=43

It's silver, it's an Olympus, and it's somewhere in the neighborhood of 6.0 megapixels - I'll have to check later if this is mine.

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i have a pentax 6mp, if ur interested. otherwise the canon (sureshot?) seems really good
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Originally Posted by gekko422
My camera's at home, but I think this is what I have:
http://www.screenwall.com/item.asp?PID=791&CID=43

It's silver, it's an Olympus, and it's somewhere in the neighborhood of 6.0 megapixels - I'll have to check later if this is mine.

<---- And, it took that lovely shot of this cute little guy to your left!
Originally Posted by LisaF1163
Quoting myself to clarify which camera now that I'm home. I was close - it's an Olympus FE-230, 7.1 megapixels.
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I like my Kodak EasyShare V803 (w/ 8mp). It's user friendly and ideal if you have kids or just love taking good pictures in general, I suppose. But, if I didn't have a child, I would settle for my camera phone since I don't like getting my own picture taken.

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