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dankiest Nov 23, 2010 7:24 PM

Advice please...
 
Hello Everyone,

Here's the deal, my wife wants a new camera since she lost her last one. She cant decide if she wants a dslr or a point and shoot type of camera (She has mentioned wanting a dslr type of camera more often as she see people taking pics with them). If its a point and shoot, I want good quality with good flash. I have no idea about dslr cams, but would like t built in screen and be able to upgrade lenses as needed. She is using it for general use (family, parties, etc) so nothing too fancy or expensive. I like the Canon PowershotSX30 IS, but not sure if its able to upgrade lens-wise. Any reccomendations?

Thank you!
Dan Kiest

gjtoth Nov 23, 2010 7:35 PM

The SX30 is a fixed-lens camera - not interchangeable lenses. Check out the micro-4/3 cameras. They are relatively small, interchangeable lenses, in essence, they are a DLSR without a mirror. I'm sure someone else will be jumping in to help out.

Under_rock Nov 23, 2010 8:03 PM

Canon S95 is perfect for parties. Lots of fun features, pocketable and has one of the larger sensors available for this class of camera. It's a really fun toy. 'Course the $400 price tag could pay for a big chunk of a DSLR or micro-4/3..

dankiest Nov 24, 2010 4:33 PM

Nice! Thank you for the advice. I will def look into those. Any other suggesstions?


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