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Old Jan 3, 2013, 7:00 PM   #1
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I'm in the market for a new digital camera. I currently have a 4 megapixel Konica Minolta Dimage Z3. I believe it is an SLR camera. As you can see, it is ancient. I bought it for the great macro features. But the flash really stinks. I want a new camera with an EXCELLENT flash for taking great zoom in shots. I also want to be able to make nice 5 x 7 and 8 x 10 prints. Any suggestions??? Linda
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Old Jan 4, 2013, 2:54 PM   #2
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G'day Linda

You will have a pretty good idea of what your Minolta can do for you, and probably from that, have a fair idea of what sort of camera package you would like to update it with

I suggest that you delve into the DP Review.com site and use the 'side-by-side' camera review screen to put together a list of your possibilities ... when you get to the flash section it will tell you how powerful each flash is

Hope this helps a bit
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Old Jan 4, 2013, 3:11 PM   #3
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All built in flash are just so so. To have really good flash photos you need a hotshoe flash that you can tilt and bounce.
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Old Jan 4, 2013, 3:11 PM   #4
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Linda - the truth is the built-in flash performance on all cameras stinks. If you want better flash performance you want an external flash so you want a camera with a hot shoe. If flash work is important to you, stop looking at which poor solution is least poor.
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Old Jan 9, 2013, 3:12 AM   #5
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hi pop up flash just isnt good enough not sure by your post what you want to take pictures of, can you tell us
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