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Old Jul 19, 2010, 3:00 PM   #1
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Hi... I need help.
I want to replace my pocket camera Sony T100 for a new one. The problem I had with this is that the pics at night where horrible cause it appear like bubbles in the pics.

I am between the new canon SD4000 IS or the new sony TX7.
The main features I am looking for the new camera are the following:
Good night and low light pics without bubbles at the pics.
Fast shutter
Manual options if possible.
Can anyone help me with this????
Thanks in advance!!!!
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Old Jul 19, 2010, 4:42 PM   #2
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Welcome to the Forum. We're pleased that you dropped by.

Each of these two cameras has their own advantages. However, based on your expressed preferences, the Canon SD-4000 will clearly better at good night and low light photos, without defects, due to its much faster F 2.0 lens and full automatic and manual operation.

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Old Jul 19, 2010, 5:53 PM   #3
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Thanks for your reply...
and how about fast shutter? which is better on that?
Do you know if with the canon I can take pictures that are focus in a person that is nearer and all the rest with soft focus????
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The "bubbles" are dust orbs illuminated by the flash. Moving the flash away from the camera body (i.e. pop-up flash) and extending the lens away from the body (zoom) will help to lessen the problem. Due to the type of lens on the TX7, you are just as likely to have the dust orb problem as on your current T100 as the body type is the same. The lens aperture on the SD4000 will provide better bokeh (blurring the background) also. Keep in mind that neither one will provide great bokeh as small P&S cams like these simply aren't capable of it.
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The SD-4000 with its fast F 2.0 lens will give you the best separation that is possible in a P+S camera. However, if you are really looking for a portrait type situation where the person in the portrait is in sharp focus and the background blurred, that is a feature that is only created "in camera" by DSLR camera with wide aperture lenses.

That feature can be created in post processing if you are skilled in a photo editor like Photoshop Elements 8.0 and above.

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