Thread: digital cameras
10-28-2002, 05:09 AM #1
hey bros, was planning a up and coming cycle but decided to hold off for at least a year or so, so i have this left over money sitting here. I need to buy something before i spend it on crap. was thinking about a digital camera. looking to spend about $700 AU, around $350US so any advice on a choosing a good one. want to get a 3 mega pixel one. was thinking about the FUJI FINEPIX A303.
10-28-2002, 05:45 AM #2Retired Vet
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I'm using a FUJICAM Finepix 2300 2.3mega pix and find it brilliant. If you thinking of quality checkout my steroid pix on the steroid pix board. Some considerations with buying digicams;
Get yourself rechargable batteries, they DEVOUR batteries.
Don't be tempted by brand names as their all pretty much playing on a level field at the moment.
Unless your thinking of making prints don't bother about going above the 2-3mega pix range as you will not see a difference on screen.
If you do alot of night time photography forget a digicam, their flashes are rubbish and you'll pay big bucks for a digi with a hotshoe.
Download www.irfanview.com it's by far the easiest photo editor you'll find and much simpler than the manufactors software.
Let me know if you need anymore help.
10-28-2002, 06:24 AM #3
check your pm's bouncer
10-28-2002, 07:09 AM #4
Yeah there is Bouncer, i was gonna say ask him..He said that he did alot of research on them.. I too am going to be looking for one.. I think that It would be great to have one.
10-31-2002, 08:23 AM #5
also make sure that you get one with AT LEAST a 3x optical zoom
10-31-2002, 08:45 AM #6
Consumer Reports last issue rated digital cameras. Stop by a bookstore and check it out. I ended up with the cannon A40 2.0 megapixel...perfect for what I want to do....was rated second best at 2.0 level and was only $248 at wallmart. Has many features that higher priced cameras have..
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