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by olweng / January 25, 2006 12:30 AM PST

I'm looking for advice in relation to purchasing a digital camera. I previously had one, but found the lag time between pressing the button and when the picture actually took, far too frustrating and returned to using my normal camera.
Now however I am planning to travel the world for several months so will really need a digital. I need one that dosn't require too much technical knowledge or experience - basically one that you can just point and shoot without worrying too much about settings. So, a good automatic setting is probably a top priority. Second only to a quick time lapse between pressing the shutter and taking a photo - the shorter the better! A large view screen would be optimal and good print out quality for photos.
ON top of all these requirements, my plane tickets have seriously eaten into the camera budget so the cheaper the better!!
Any help would be seriously appreciated!
Thanks!

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Low Shutter Lag and inexpensive
by snapshot2 Forum moderator / January 25, 2006 12:52 AM PST
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Have some more suggestions
by kalel33-20416052469708587370302374692233 / January 25, 2006 3:34 PM PST
In reply to: Complete Novice

Go to any electronic store and try out any of the canons with the digic II processor, or if you want ease of use with a nice picture and very fast push button shooting, try out the kodak v530 or v550. Target has the v530 on price cut for 249 and it has its own docking station.

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