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Old Dec 2, 2003, 8:59 PM   #1
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Default which is better canon A80 or Kodak 6490

I'm requiring a digital camera for the convenience. I've used slr quite extensivly and want the manual controls, but since the digital is new for me I do not want to go in full on until I get a grip. If anyone has opinions on which is better the Canon A80 or the Kodak 6490 Let me know. Also size does not matter to me. Thanks in advance.
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Old Dec 2, 2003, 9:19 PM   #2
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The A80 and DX6490 are 2 different cameras, the latter having a much greater zoom at 380mm. It all depends on your shooting style. I'd look at other options above the A80, just to get a feel of what is out there.

A great source is www.pbase.com you can search by camera make/model and see 'everyday' to 'pro' photos. It gives you a good idea of what the camera you might be interested in can do.

Hope this helps a bit
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Old Dec 2, 2003, 9:55 PM   #3
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I like the extra zoom of the 6490 and I have seen the results of pictures taken with the camer, they are excellent.
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