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Old Dec 2, 2006, 8:38 AM   #1
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Hi there!
I was using a sony P-73 and I really liked it; it had great manual options like
  • manual exposure time
  • manual focus (0.5m,1m,3m,7m,oo)[/*]
I could take partypictures without autofocussing with a 'long' shuttertime, like 1second, and the focus on 3m.

Is it possible that there's no point & shoot camera available anymore that has these options? Is that correct? omFg!

Are there reasons that I shouldn't buy that camera (or maybe a better version, like a sony p92 or p93 again?)

thanks already!

Dimitri from Belgium
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Old Dec 2, 2006, 9:03 AM   #2
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The Fuji F-20 or F-30 are capable to taking party photos at normal shutter speeds due to their ability to use very high ISO speeds. You might want to check out those cameras.

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Old Dec 2, 2006, 10:59 AM   #3
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Hi MT, thanks for your answer; but it's not just for partypictures, you know.
I know that there exist a lot of camera's with higher ISO's, but I want to adjust the exposure time and focus by myself.
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Old Dec 2, 2006, 3:43 PM   #4
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Hey there dM3,

Try a Canon. When I owned a Canon PowerShot A75 a little while ago,it had not only full auto mode, but shutter speed priority from 1/2000 second all the way to 15 second long exposure time. Plus, they have manual focus from I believe 2cm all the way to infinity. It also has f-stop priority for lighting conditions, indoor or outdoor. AND it has variable ISO from 50 to 400. Rember, this was a few years ago. They still have these features and more today. Tried and true. Canon has great lenses, image clarity, featuresand durability, all for a better price than anyone, including FujiFilm, can beat. Take a look at the PowerShot series. Here is a link to a camera very similar to my older one. Take a look and post any questions you may have. :-)


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