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Jupiter 02-07-2010 10:56 PM

Was just curious if you guys could recommend something...

Our new years is coming up in about a month or so, and we exchange presents. It's a bit like Christmas for us in that sense.

I was thinking about asking my parents for a digital camera, and I was wondering if any of you could recommend one? I can't make heads or tails or these sorts of things...

It doesn't need to be a very complex one, since I'm not really an aspiring photographer or anything. Just one that takes decent pictures, and has a modest price.

Thanks! :-)

Mean Harri 02-07-2010 11:03 PM

I have 2 different model Kodak digital cameras and both take exceptional pictures. The megapixel, be it 3, 6, 10, whatever, makes most difference when blowing pictures up. I don't have the limits off hand but even at 3 megapixels a person can get a pretty big photo made with no pixilating.(sp?)

mrdemin 02-07-2010 11:42 PM

sony makes quality point and shoots, so does canon. more megapixels isnt necesserily better, especially with point and shoots which have tiny sensors. kinda like squeezing a lot of fish in a small fish tank (i had to make a comparison lol). shoot for 12 mp and you should be ok... i recommend sony for their ease of use, lifespan and carl zeiss lens. i recommend canon, well just because.
oh yea, unless you're some sort of pro you will not be able to tell the difference in most cases.

BettaxFishxCrazy 02-08-2010 08:06 AM

I have a Kodak camera also and it's just a 'point and shoot' but it takes great pictures of my fish. It takes better pictures of my fish than my Nikon

JamieTron 02-08-2010 01:06 PM

I have a canon power shot SX 10 IS but it was kind of expensive, it is a step down from having attachable lenses, but it's great for hobby photos, really fun to use!

doggyhog 02-08-2010 02:06 PM

I have a Casio Exilim

It's not the BEST camera, but it works!

Jupiter 02-11-2010 08:47 PM

Thanks for the input everyone! appreciate it. I checked the cameras and they weren't too expensive. We'll see how it goes. :)

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