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Old Dec 23, 2003, 6:10 PM   #1
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Default What camera should i get ?

Hey, I am a new user. I have owned an Olympus D-460 for about 3 years and am looking to purchase a new camera. I have a price range of up to 500$ What is my best choice.


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Old Dec 23, 2003, 6:22 PM   #2
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Give us some idea of what type of photography you will be doing. How big a zoom or how wide the wide angle of the lens? What size of printing do you plan on doing? How much control do you want over the camera?
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Old Dec 24, 2003, 3:10 PM   #3
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The problem with the camera i have now is when taking a picture if you move the camera even the slightest bit hile taking the photo it becomes blurry. Is that a shutter speed issue?

I would also like a better zoom than 3x Optical and 2x digital
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Old Dec 24, 2003, 3:20 PM   #4
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Are you pressing the shutter button half way and letting the autofocus set before fully depressing the shutter button? The shutter lag on digital cameras dictates that you lock the autofocus before depressing the shutter button fully. Most Olympus cameras display a green light in the viewfinder when the autofocus has locked.
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Old Dec 24, 2003, 3:24 PM   #5
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what does it mean when both the yellow and green lights are displayed?
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I can not remember exactly, but it does mean that the autofocus is locked. Look in your manual and it should say.
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Old Dec 24, 2003, 3:27 PM   #7
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Wish i knew where that was. Do u think i could find one online?
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Old Dec 24, 2003, 3:32 PM   #8
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Standby and I am downloading manual now.

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Old Dec 24, 2003, 3:37 PM   #9
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Old Dec 24, 2003, 3:38 PM   #10
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The Autofocus is explained starting around page 42, green light indicates that auto focus is set.

The orange or amber light indicates that the flash is ready. Explanation starts around page 52.
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