Suggestions for a new camera.

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by jive, Jul 5, 2006.

  1. macrumors 6502a

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    I currently have a FinePix A210 (3.2mp), I use my camera for the following things:

    - Snapshots
    - Band photos/Movement
    - Photos for use in projects (posters etc)

    I'm starting a Graphic Design course in September so I need a higher res camera - 6-8mp?

    I have around £200ish to spend, so any suggestions?

    Cheers.
     
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    imac abuser

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    njmac

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    mromero

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    Check out...
    http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/compare.asp
     
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    Applespider

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    What kind of memory card does your current one take? If your budget is only £200, I'd guess you don't want to fork out another £30 on cards?

    If it's xD, then consider looking at the Fuji F10/11 - they were going for £199 at Christmas and likely lower now that the F30 is out. Great pics in lowlight, 6MP and amazing battery life. Screen is slightly low res though
     
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    Pistol Pete

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    The Nikon D2x is pretty good i guees...I say go with that. ;)
     
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    cgratti

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    The Canon Rebel XT is my choice, if you want a more professional model spend a few more bucks and get the 20D.
     

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