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Old 04-12-2010, 05:40 PM   #1
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Looking for a decent Camera

Ok with it being tax season i figured it was time to buy a new camera, what i have looking for is a good functional camera that i can use to take pics of my kids as they grow up and my fish tanks. would like to keep it too 400 dollars or under. Any help would be wonderful thanks.
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following along as I'd like to have a good camera myself lol
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For under $400 you will want to stick to point and shoot cameras....there are some good ones out there though. The Panasonic FZ35 has good reviews and has a good zoom, plus HD video recording (for all the firsts). I don't have experience with this camera, just saw that it had good reviews. I own a Canon S5IS and its a good point and shoot with a good zoom. It takes good macro pics, but also would work well for kids. Check out other advanced point and shoots too.
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Nikon - Coolpix P100 10.3-Megapixel Digital Camera - Black - P100

I was looking at this or :
Canon - PowerShot 12.1-Megapixel Digital Camera - Black - SX20 IS

that cannon didnt say anything about a macro feature though
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Amazon.com: Canon PowerShot D10 12.1 MP Waterproof Digital Camera with 3x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.5-inch LCD: Camera & Photo

this camera takes great pictures plus it's awesome for macros of the corals, because it's submersible.
it's under 300 as well.


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Desperate times call for desperate measures lol. I don't even have a camera, I have to use my sister's and it isn't soo good.
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Hey Doug, the first pic looks like a cupcake
Also, look at your Fujifilm brand. My first camera was a S5100 point and shoot and I loved it. Now you can get 10 and 12 mps for under $400.
I buy all my camera equipment from B&H Video on line. Unless I find a better deal on Amazon.
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you can get a canon rebel for just over $400, that would be a nice dslr to start with
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I have a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 but it was recently discontinued and a new model, FZ35, was released. I love it and it costs right around $300.

Panasonic | Lumix DMC-FZ35 Digital Camera | DMC-FZ35K | B&H
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