View Full Version : Need help on buying a Digital Camera
09-05-2003, 02:24 PM
I have seen alot of amazing pics posted on this site. I was just
wondering if anyone can give me their opinion on what brand or
type of digital camera I shoud buy.
I was thinking of the Sony DSC-F717 (http://www.steves-digicams.com/2002_reviews/f717.html) or the Canon G5 (http://www.steves-digicams.com/2003_reviews/g5.html).
Any other suggestions would be appriciated!!!
I have the Canon S400 Powershot (4.0 mp). Its fun. I recommend it.:)
09-05-2003, 07:56 PM
09-05-2003, 08:02 PM
i want to buy a the s400 too, but its expensive.. waiting for the next price drop
09-05-2003, 10:17 PM
How much $ are you going to spend? The G5 and the F717 are both great cameras, but they are costly and may have a lot of features you don't need.
What level photographer are you? Are you planning to get into photography?
09-05-2003, 10:20 PM
NiKoN CoOlPiX 4300
This Camera Is awesome
for day and night pics
also does mpeg and much more
CHECK IT OUT
09-05-2003, 10:43 PM
yup, go to dpreview and learn about the cameras
I have the Canon G3, if you're choosing between the Sony's and G5...
I'd recommend the G3, the difference between the G3 and G5, which is very limited performance-wise. and it's way cheaper. And you won't get bored of it... you keep learning a little bit more everytime u use it. I've been using it for more than a year and I never touched my Sony's anymore.
09-06-2003, 02:17 PM
I don't really have a budget and I am new to photography.
I guess I will check out some reviews on Canon cameras, but
for some reason I really like the Sony. I guess it's the quality of
all Sony products.
Also, the Canon S400 looks like a good camera too.
Thanks a lot for your comments guys, I really appriciate it.
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