Buying a new digital camera - need advice.

Discussion in 'Canon' started by Badass Scotsman, Apr 21, 2006.

  1. Hello,

    I will be buying a new digital camera tomorrow morning with a budget of
    approximately £500.

    What I would like:

    Nice strong colours
    Good non digital optical zoom
    Decent camcorder functionality
    Good battery life

    Overall just a good camera for taking pictures of my pet cats and parrot,
    and recording my sons birthday party (tomorrow).

    I will unfortunately need to buy on the high street in Edinburgh, so most
    likely shops:

    PC world
    John Lewis

    Any tips greatly appreciated.


    Badass Scotsman, Apr 21, 2006
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  2. Badass Scotsman

    Don Miles Guest

    I am really only familiar with SLRs so can't really help with a
    suggestion for a model but if they exist in your part of the world, then
    I would add London Camera Exchange to your list ... I have, in the two
    branches I have used (Southampton & Portsmouth) found them extremely
    helpful and don't keep looking at their watch if you have questions!

    A web site well worth looking at is that of Park Cameras if you are
    considering shopping on the 'Net. They give excellent lists of technical
    specifications if you want them and their prices are often among the
    best anywhere in the UK.

    Don Miles, Apr 21, 2006
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