olympus xz1 or the panny lx5 since she likes a larger body, and sounds like all this is indoors. So the bigger sensor and fast lens will help out allot. But they are pricey. The smaller sensor will mean that you need a good flash,
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Canon Eos 60D, T1i/500D, Eos1, Eos 630, Olympus EPL-1, and a part time Pentax K-X shooter.