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Old Jan 29, 2007, 6:02 AM   #1
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i know everyone posts need help choosing, but i really need help

i have narrowed it down to a few

kodak z612

olympus sp 510

kodak z710



10x+ optical zoom and

7+ mp

any other ideas will GREATLY help me out

o ya i forgot i only have 3 days to pick it out
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Old Jan 29, 2007, 9:56 AM   #2
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Of the cameras you have listed only the Kodak P-712 and the Z-710 are over 7mp cameras. The P-712 also has IS, or Image Stabilization, which is a highly desireable feature, especiall in a camer with a long zoom, while the Z-710 does NOT have IS.

The Sony H-5 also has 7.2mp, IS, 12X optical zoom and does a superior job, even a bit better than the P-712, with a beautiful 3" LCD and that camera is surely woth a look as well. As a digital camera instructor, I have used all of the cameras on your list. I will also include a photo sample taken with the Sony H-5.

If you can relax on the 7mp requirement, then more cameras will come into consideration.

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