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Old Jun 21, 2005, 8:31 AM   #1
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Hi all. I'm really interested in getting one of the Sony T cams - T3, T33 or T7 (which one of them is another issue...!)

I've had a good look round this forum and a lot of people complain about the indoor capability of these models. Everything else seems perfect for me.

I'm no expert photographer - my main priorities are:



Quick start-up, shot-shot time.

Small, compact - I love the fact that the lens doesn't extend in these models.

Good quality video.

Good battery life.



I don't know if I'd even notice the lack of quality indoors, but I do occasionaly take shots at music venues at night etc. So, are there any other cams on the market which retain the features of the Sonys but improve on the flash front?

Thanks for any advice!
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Old Jun 23, 2005, 1:18 PM   #2
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Well I'll answer my own question...

After some research, the Fuji Finepix Z1 could be the answer. But, I can't find a lot on this camera anywhere... still quite new so not that many reviews yet.



Any feedback you know of would be appreciated.
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Old Jun 23, 2005, 4:53 PM   #3
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Quite a bit of info here...

http://www.dcresource.com/reviews/fu...ew/index.shtml

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Old Jun 23, 2005, 5:48 PM   #4
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I don't know if I'd even notice the lack of quality indoors, but I do occasionaly take shots at music venues at night etc. So, are there any other cams on the market which retain the features of the Sonys but improve on the flash front?
There is nothing in the same general size of the T series that will greatly improve the flash range. I find it amusing when people complain about the flash capability of a very small camera. Why someone would think that a tiny flash will light up a whole room is beyond me.

Anyway, you can greatly improve flash performance if you are willing to go up to the next size class. The Fuji F10 is a compact that has great flash performance, and in fact has great low natural light performance as well, due to it's high ISO capability. It might be worth your time to check out...

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Old Jun 25, 2005, 9:39 AM   #5
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Oh blimey. Now I find out that there is a new release by Samsung - the Digimax i5.



http://www.dpreview.com/news/0505/05052404samsung_1.asp



It looks good, great movie facilities which appeals to me. Now all we need is some reviews of the feedback. I need comparisons of:

Samsung Digimax i5

Fujifilm Finepix z1

...against the existing Sony T3/33
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Old Jun 25, 2005, 1:16 PM   #6
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Here is an example of the improved flash performance of the Fuji F-10. The improvement is created by INCREASED ISO.

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