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buying my first digital camera

by shahid1538 / May 9, 2008 8:52 PM PDT

I need to buy my first digital camera. I know nothing about cameras and photographty. I need this camera for travelling with my little daughters. So, i feel most suitable will be a camera which gives good results in auto mode(i.e. just aim and shoot). Maybe some zoom and few other features may help( if i am able to learn). I would prefer to spend 200-300$.

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by AngRob260 / May 9, 2008 10:21 PM PDT

I'm a professional photographer and have been doing my family photos all my life. Some of the Fujifinepix camera, SLR and compact have a Dual Shot Mode. This feature takes two consecutive shots, one with Natural light, one with the Flash. That way you dont have to make every stay still and keep posing while you turn the flash on and take another shot. This is an amazing feature. I'm wondering if any other cameras have this.

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similar option in canon or sony
by shahid1538 / May 10, 2008 5:55 AM PDT
In reply to: Fujifinepix!

Thanks. Do i have a good option in sony or canon? I am more comfortable with these two brands?

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my preferences
by shahid1538 / May 11, 2008 7:42 PM PDT

I searched on this site and to some extent i know what i want( at least i feel). I need a camera with 8+ megapixels, good optical zoom, image stabilization, viewfinder, some video capability.

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