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Fastest Digital Camera Models from shot to shot?

My wife wants a fast digital camera. Every point and shoot we've had has been way to slow from shot to shot for her. Is there something out there that approaches the speed of a DSLR?
An model recommendations would be appreciated.

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Not really

Unless you count the continuous shooting features of some point and shoots but that leaves the autofocus set and doesn't change during the set of shots.

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Models recommended for speed?

What are the fastest point and shoot models? How much slower than a DSLR are they?

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Speed - non DSLR cameras

Shot-to-shot time - not using flash:

The newer cameras that are using a CMOS sensor assembly have very fast shot-to-shot times.

Shot-to-shot time with flash:

If you are wanting fast shot-to-shot times while using flash, it is not going to happen.
Flash requires time to recharge the high voltage flash capacitor.
That recharge time will be 2 or more seconds for each shot.
The actual time is dependent upon how fresh your batteries are and how far you are from the subject.

This applies to Point & Shoot cameras and DSLR cameras.

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So the Casio is it then?

It looks like the Casio sub compacts are the only cameras that will shoot fast like an SLR then?

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they are fast

but if the subject is moving then it won't do any good. The high speed shooting is at a set focus when you start and doesn't change. If you want to shoot moving objects then you have to look at the normal shot to shot times, not the high speed.

Point and shoots are just slow, some of it has to do with the autofocus system being much slower and some of it has to do with the processors.

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Speed - non DSLR cameras

The newer cameras that are using a CMOS device assembly get very andantino shot-to-shot present.

If you are wanting meteoric shot-to-shot nowadays while using bulletin, it is not exploit to materialise.
Second requires clip to charge the screechy emf flashbulb capacitance.
That load minute instrument be 2 or author seconds for apiece play.
The existent measure is qualified upon how impudent your batteries are and how far you are from the issue.

This applies to Disc & Germinate cameras and DSLR cameras.

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