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Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Bantamlover23, Dec 10, 2009.

  1. Bantamlover23

    Bantamlover23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    I would say go with the powershot A1100 IS, if it between those two cameras. That one has 2 more megapixels than the other and that will make for a better picture, especially since the other specs are generally equal.
     
  3. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    I have a powershot- don't like it at all. I could never totally figure out how to use it, can't get good close-ups of small things like chicks. It also burns through batteries like crazy- no matter what kind they are. Whatever you decide- don't forget to get a big memory card.
     
  4. dacjohns

    dacjohns People Cracker Upper

    I would go with the 1100 because it uses AA batteries. If your batteries run out and you don't have your charger you can always buy new ones.

    I think the megapixel issue in a point and shoot is all hype. My 6 meg SLR shoots much better photos than my 12 meg A1100IS.


    Another thing, check out the operating temperature range. My 1100 does not like being cold.
     
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  5. chickens4me

    chickens4me Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I'll second that on the batteries with the PowerShot. It got very expensive to use that camera for me.

    I now have a Nikon D50 that takes great pictures. It is a "bigger" camera, but now that I see the things it can do, I would not trade it for anything. My Nikon also has rechargable batteries, which have saved me a lot of money in the long run & the "charge" does not run out quickly either.

    I hope you find a great camera you will love, too! [​IMG]
     
  6. Bantamlover23

    Bantamlover23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for your suggestions. This is going to be my christmas present so I have to stay within a budget. But I am also open for other suggestions.
     
  7. ChickenToes

    ChickenToes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a Powershot A1000 IS, and I love it. It takes great pics, you can see some of them on my BYC page. For someone on a budget, I do recommend a Powershot. They take great pics for the money.
     
  8. Bantamlover23

    Bantamlover23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you for the reply I saw your pictures and they did turn out nice.
     
  9. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:The MP thing is only really important in an SLR. If it's a point and shoot, 6 MP is fine.
     
  10. shawnkfl

    shawnkfl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the MP only has an effect if you view or print a picture in a very large format. like poster size. normal photo sizes, you will not notice much of a difference, if any.
     

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