Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Digicam Help > What Camera Should I Buy?

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old May 15, 2006, 8:25 AM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 1
Default

My son is being called up this summer and is off to Iraq in September. I want to give him a camera. What should I get?

Issues:
  • Can he recharge batteries over there or should I get a camera that handles AA batteries?[/*]
  • Should I get a "weatherized" camera to seal out sand, etc?[/*]
  • How hard is it to send pictures to/from soldiers there?[/*]
daveyjoe is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old May 15, 2006, 9:01 AM   #2
Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 8,529
Default

Unfortunately I don't have an answer to your question, but:

Good luck and Godspeed to your son on his mission. Regardless of anyone's thoughts on the war, his country called and he's answering. My family's prayers are with him and all those who put country before self.


JohnG is offline   Reply With Quote
Old May 15, 2006, 10:08 AM   #3
Administrator
 
steve's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 2,535
Default

I would look at the Olympus Stylus line of weatherproof and ruggedized cameras, the new Stylus 720SW is both weatherproof and shock resistant. Soldiers have access to standard AC power to recharge things, get him a spare battery though and a 512MB or 1GB size xD-Picture Card. Soldiers have regular access to the Internet so sending pictures shouldn't be a problem. Here is the link toourcamera review.

http://www.steves-digicams.com/2006_...stylus720.html




steve is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:47 AM.