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24-Aug-10, 21:08
i am planing a new digital camera but dont know any thing about them.does any 1 have any recommendations of any?cheers

24-Aug-10, 22:28
It depends what you want to do with it opel. Then to a large extent what your budget is?

If you clue us all in a bit more and im sure there will be piles of advice.!

24-Aug-10, 22:54
I have the Panasonic Lumix, its brilliant for such a compact camera & very easy to use.

24-Aug-10, 22:58
i am planing a new digital camera but dont know any thing about them.does any 1 have any recommendations of any?cheers

Is there such a thing as a bad digital camera in this day and age the way i look on it tech moves so fast you will never keep up with the latest a camera that say 60 now about 1 year ago it probably was a top range and a top of the range camera today will probably be worth 60 a year later.
Point im making is just buy something u can afford rather than going over the top what ever you buy im sure u will be happy with the quality of the picture.

25-Aug-10, 09:15
max i will pay is 150.had 1 years ago but when u hit the buttom 3 secs later it would take the pics.so i am wanting 1 that takes e pics strate away.

25-Aug-10, 11:27
Well if i was going to buy another compact digital camera the link below is what i would go for but everyones different.
I think there will always be a slight delay when you press the button to when the photo is tooken.

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/5594724/c_1/1%7Ccategory_root%7CPhotography%7C14419436/c_2/3%7C14419436%7CDigital+cameras+and+packages%7C1441 9441/c_3/4%7Ccat_14419441%7CDigital+cameras%7C14419442.htm

25-Aug-10, 19:24
Shutter lag comparisons here - http://www.cameras.co.uk/html/shutter-lag-comparisons.cfm

25-Aug-10, 21:56
It does depend on what you want out of your camera but I would give this a whirl for 100:

Fuji Finepix S1500 (https://secure.fujifilm.co.uk/shop/consumer/digital/digital-cameras/d-slr-long-zoom/finepix-s1500?utm_source=googlebase&utm_medium=ppc&utm_campaign=S1500)

I've had a couple of Fuji's and for the money they are a great piece of kit, easy to use, fast and with good picture output.

I would ensure you get optical zoom and not digital, and unless your blowing your images up bigger than A3 5-8 Mega Pixel is plenty.

North Light
29-Aug-10, 09:36

Here are some links to comparative reviews, some a bit old, but will still give you some good information.