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Old Nov 30, 2010, 8:41 PM   #1
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Default A Good Zoom camera+Full HD video for kids & pets?

I am looking for a good super Zoom camera under $500 range.

I've been looking at these cameras.
Fuji HS10, Olympus P100, Olympus SP-800UZ, Lumix FZ40, FZ100 Fuji s200exr...

Mainly, I take pictures of my dog running and playing outside at the park.

I need a camera with good zoom, image quality and fast shutter speed.

Pls help!

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Old Dec 1, 2010, 5:37 AM   #2
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I would say the FZ100 as the shooting speed is very fast in burst, but it requires fine tuning to shoot sharper photos...the FZ40 would be my next choice...
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Old Dec 1, 2010, 10:47 AM   #3
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The F200exr is a good camera but doesn't have HD video. The SP800 has almost no manual controls and the image stabilization has been criticized by some as marginally effective. I think you meant the Nikon P100, which also has a very fast burst mode, like the FZ100. I would go for either the FZ40 or the FZ100. Actually, I would probably go for the FZ35, as it is a little better in low light.
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