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Old Dec 2, 2008, 8:19 AM   #1
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Hello everyone! Thanks ahead of time for any and all advice.

I have the opportunity right now to purchase a new camera, I definitely want a Canon, around 8-10 megapixel. (switching from a several year old HP 4MP beast of a camera) I'd like one that's a little smaller in size, but doesn't have to be a mini.

I kinda narrowed down to Canon, 2 different camera's, think I got a decent price on them too;

A590 IS for $105 US

..or..

A1000 IS for $154 US

My gut says go with the A1000, spend the extra 50 bucks, get a 10MP camera.. it also seems a LITTLE bit smaller too then the A590.

What do ya'll think...? I'm a casual photo-taker, like to take pictures of my daughter and animals from parks and zoos, and video of my two cats battling it out, hehe...

Thanks in advance!!!!!

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Old Dec 2, 2008, 9:03 AM   #2
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Well, I am of the exact opposite opinion. I think that the A-590 is the better camera and a bit more capable. Please don't believe for 1 second that cramming mor mp on to the same size imager make for better photos, as it does not!

Its just my opinion, but I would go for the A-590 in a heartbeat. It is a great little camera.

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Old Dec 2, 2008, 10:50 AM   #3
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I believe I will go with the 590. For roughly $100, sounds like a good deal too!

Thanks for the assistance Sarah!
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Old Dec 2, 2008, 10:03 PM   #4
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smaller is not better. Harder to handle, harder to hold steady, harder to find the buttons etc.

Grab the A590, bang for the buck it is a great camera.


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