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On 07 Sep 2005, JMW wrote
> ScotsLucky wrote:
>> "" wrote:
>>> My Sony DCSP10 has just packed in, and I'm looking the
>>> following two
>>> Canon Powershot Pro1
>>> Nikon CoolPix 8700 8mp
>>> Not fussed about Movies, but would like something that allows
>>> me to manually
>>> set aperture size,
>>> shutter speed, film ISO, focus, etc.
>>> Both these two look good and are in my Budget - anyone offer
>>> any advice on
>>> which to go for, or
>>> any alternatives within the same price range?
>> check on www.dpreview.com and you can read any review, etc.. I
>> own Fujifilm FinePix F810 with 1GB xd picture card with "M" on it
>> -- great camera with large pixel- 4048x3040 at 12M -- very
>> faster from camera to PC via USB2.0 -- nice smaller with large
>> LCD screen with normal and widescreen size.. have look on
>> www.fujifilm.co.uk and see any camera you like -- it include
>> webcam as well as you can use it in one camera easily
> Find a used Panasonic Lumix FZ-3 - and be happy!
3 megapixel? Probably not, as he's looking to move up from 5mp to 8.
The 5-megapixel Panasonic Lumix FZ-20 -- 12X optical zoom, image
stabilisation -- is a marvellous camera that costs less than the
CoolPix, but is still "only" 5 megapixel.