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Old May 18, 2013, 3:40 PM   #1
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Default Looking for advice for new camera

I am looking for a camera with good low light capability, wide angle lens, good for outdoor and travel photos and can deliver raw format. I have a budget of upto 350 USD.

Pls suggest.
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Old May 19, 2013, 1:22 AM   #2
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Your budget and requirements lead you into "high end compact" territory...
Panasonic's LX7 might not have a large sensor- which usually delivers the low light ability many look for,however- it's fast f/1.4-2.3 lens compensates to some degree- not to mention its optical quality and wide angle 24m...
Fast focusing,good video capture and good burst capture make the LX7 quite a compelling pocketable package- assuming you don't need too much in the way of zoom power....
http://www.dpreview.com/previews/pan...-lumix-dmc-lx7
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Old May 19, 2013, 1:54 AM   #3
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Thanks Simon.......If having good zoom is also a requirement......would you suggest something else.......
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Old May 19, 2013, 1:32 PM   #4
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Your feet are your zoom.
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Old May 22, 2013, 4:02 PM   #5
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Sadly- good low light abilities and zoom range don't go together... unless your "low light" subjects are static, in which case you could consider a bridge camera- utilizing its manual modes(long exposure),low iso settings and a tripod...

Here's a shot in the dark corner of my kitchen- Manual mode,F/4,3 secs exposure,iso 100... with a crop from the image...(shot with FZ-150)
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