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Shopping for P&S w/ burst

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I'm looking for a $400 P&S that will capture good sports images, including at a soccer-field distance. I'm thinking the burst or continuous shoot tools would suit me well; long optical zoom with image stabilization; and enough MP to generate a good 8x10 (or bigger).

And I'd love to hear your suggestions!

I've looked at a lot; leaders right now are:
- Panasonic DMC-FZ7 or DMC-FZ50
- Sony Cyber Shot DSC-H5
- Fuji FinePix S6000fd
- Canon Powershot S3IS
- Canon Powershot SD800 IS or SD700 IS

Some will be disqualified for budget reasons unless I get lucky.

Thanks a lot for any and all comments on this list or suggestions of others.

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Since you are considering the Canon SD cameras,
You should also include the Canon A710IS with the 6X lens.


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another candidate

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or Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ30...

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My thoughts...

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I personally own a Panasonic FZ7. I use it for the same methods you are planning to use it and it works amazingly. Excellent photos with LONG zoom... The continuous shot mode is my favorite since I never miss the right shot. For $250 on sale, it's definitely worth it.

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