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Old 07-20-2012, 03:40 PM   #1
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ISO a new point & shoot...

I have all the big equipment, but we're headed to WDW for a five day CAMPING trip in two weeks (sweaty just thinking about it) and I want to buy something new & compact that takes killer pics. I have a couple Fuji p&s's that have been ok through the years plus an Olympus underwater that I love.

That said, I am looking for great quality snapshot camera in something that isn't going to break if I look at it funny. Also and I don't know if there are any great p&s flash cameras out there but that's always been a problem for me with the Fujis.

Soo...any advice and suggestions greatly appreciated.
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Old 07-20-2012, 03:58 PM   #2
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Whats your price range?
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Old 07-20-2012, 04:13 PM   #3
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Don't laugh, but I'd prefer to stay under $300...less is better. It's been so long since I've camera shopped I don't know if its possible.
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Old 07-20-2012, 04:15 PM   #4
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Also...I wouldn't mind it being an underwater if the other specs are what I need. I like the Olympus I have but it's a beat beaten up too.
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Old 07-20-2012, 05:00 PM   #5
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I had looked for a waterproof camera last year at one point and saw a Panasonic that had good reviews. Its been replaced since by this one:

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...al_Camera.html

The previous version of this camera got a good review at dpreview.com

Now if you also want a zoom, I had bought my Dad a Canon Elph 300HS at Christmas. He really likes it. I have seen it under $200 at times. Its not waterproof but waterproof cases are available for it.

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Old 07-20-2012, 05:12 PM   #6
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I'm a huge fan of Canon's image quality (although I prefer their higher ends like the s95). But check out their D20 for your purpose.
http://www.amazon.com/Canon-PowerSho...dp_ob_title_ce
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