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Old Nov 11, 2002, 6:25 PM   #1
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Default Nikon 4300, Canon S40 or Oly C-4000?

trying to get my dad a digital camera (under 450 USD) for Christmas. Which has the best image quality and lens? as well as low light shooting capabilities?
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Old Nov 11, 2002, 7:00 PM   #2
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The lens on all three appear t have the same ratings start at 2.8. These cameras should perform similar in low light conditions. I have tried the Oly C4000 and the results were excellent.
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Old Nov 11, 2002, 7:41 PM   #3
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my father is pretty much a digital novice, so i wonder if getting him the nikon 4300 might be a good idea because of its 16 pre-set shooting modes?
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Is your father a gadget type of guy. If he is, then any digital camera will probably tickle him. I suspect that he will be happy just because you gave it to him.
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Old Nov 12, 2002, 2:15 PM   #5
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I believe the others also have preset modes. Don't know if having 16 really simplifies things! The C-4000 has the best image quality.
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Old Nov 12, 2002, 4:16 PM   #6
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The C4000 has 6 preset modes. I doubt your father will be using the preset modes that much. He will shoot auto in the beginnning and if he likes the digital camera world he will learn all he can about the camera.
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Old Nov 13, 2002, 12:03 PM   #7
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Oly has a 32mm wide angle whixch is a BIG selling point IMHO.
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