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Advice on new cam to get

by eeyore6802 / January 30, 2006 2:02 AM PST

I'd like some feedback on what everyone would think would be a good cam to get. I think i tend to want the newest and coolest but I don't really need all that Happy I tend to use my camera's for the average stuff,(family pics,some babies, occasional night pics, and vacation pics) I always wanted to have a nice hig megapixel in case I wanted to enlarge but the truth is I never really have. I can't see needing to go any larger than an 8x10 and that would probably be rare. Price is not a huge issue although thinking if i get what I actaully need as opposed to whats hot I don't think I'll be in that high a price range. The type of storage doesn't matter, the only feature I really want to make sure it has is to imprint the date on the pic. The canon I have now doesnt have that and I'm a little disappointed. Looking forward to all your recommendations!

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One more thing..
by eeyore6802 / January 30, 2006 2:10 AM PST

Also forgot to add about the flash-I have no lag with the canon i owned the but nikon when using the flash takes quite a while longer before the pic is snapped which can be a problem trying to catch a particular shot in time.

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Digital Cameras
by snapshot2 Forum moderator / January 30, 2006 11:14 PM PST
In reply to: One more thing..

The Canon A610/620 is a good choice for performance and photo quality.

But I don't know if it has the date print feature.

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I don't know of any database that keeps track of cameras with the date feature. You seldom even see it mentioned in the specifications, even when the camera has it.

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Since all digital cameras include the date, time, and all camera information in the photo file itself (EXIF data), there is little need for a date feature. So most cameras do not offer such a feature.

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