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Brand name recommendation?

Well, I am looking for a nice digital camera that can do video's, take pictures at high resolutions and maintain good quality.

What brand name can be recommended and model?
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Zero1 wrote:
Jul 22nd, 2008 7:23 pm
Well, I am looking for a nice digital camera that can do video's, take pictures at high resolutions and maintain good quality.

What brand name can be recommended and model?
Canon SD870IS <- great camera, great price.
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Does that come with a Lithion rechargeable battery or it requires those AA batteries?
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What about the Kodak EasyShare M1033?

Anyone recommend that?
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Say no to Kodak.

You missed the most important bit of information: price. Nearly all cameras can capture video, create high-resolution images (more is not better) and "maintain good quality".
Deal with it.
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KorruptioN wrote:
Jul 22nd, 2008 9:50 pm
Say no to Kodak.

You missed the most important bit of information: price. Nearly all cameras can capture video, create high-resolution images (more is not better) and "maintain good quality".
What would be your recommendation for a $200 budget before tax?
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Canon A720 IS, $179.99 at Best Buy until July 24.
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Seriously.. search people. Or at least pretend.
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I'd say go for Canon or Nikon. Canon has very good features to play around with especially if you photograph for leisure. If you plan to take photography into a more professional level, you should go for Nikon.
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Sidney C wrote:
Jul 23rd, 2008 7:58 pm
I'd say go for Canon or Nikon. Canon has very good features to play around with especially if you photograph for leisure. If you plan to take photography into a more professional level, you should go for Nikon.
That's really vague info. Are you suggesting Canons cannot be used for "professional" photography, and Nikons cannot be used for "leisure" photography?
Deal with it.
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rubberband wrote:
Jul 23rd, 2008 12:08 am
Seriously.. search people. Or at least pretend.
Opinions are better than actual reviews because people would have been able to give their own opinion and their reason why not to use it (especially after a period of 4 months).

Also I did research the Kodak M1033 (I think its the model) and it had great reviews but people say stay away from Kodak. I don't understand this photography stuff compared to the other people who do.
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Nikon, Olympus, Canon, Pentax, Kodak, they are all more than capable in the right hands. Just pick one and use it.
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Zero1 wrote:
Jul 24th, 2008 12:06 am
Opinions are better than actual reviews because people would have been able to give their own opinion and their reason why not to use it (especially after a period of 4 months).
i dont mean to be rude, but wut i think rubberband meant was to search the Photography forum on RFD... there are tons of threads with people asking the similar question of what camera they should get and should be adequate enough for answering your questions rather than starting a whole new thread. also your criteria "nice digital camera that can do video's, take pictures at high resolutions and maintain good quality" will not really narrow down your search as pretty much all P/S cameras today will give you those options.

back to answer your question, imo, prior to switching to DSLR, Ive owned both Canon (IXY500 and 870IS) and Sony (DSC-W80 and DSC-W120) point and shoot cameras and Ive never had any problem with any of them (each camera ive owned more than 6 months). so if you want reliability with good warranty service, I would stick with those two brands. :) .

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selpats wrote:
Jul 24th, 2008 12:12 am
Nikon, Olympus, Canon, Pentax, Kodak, they are all more than capable in the right hands. Just pick one and use it.

That's right! All these cameras are the same. You can pick any of those brands and you won't see a difference. The only difference is the amount of features and you certainly have to pay for those. Get the best you can afford,based on features you need. Quality wise, they are the same.
PS. Try to find a camera with some sort of Image Stabilization. It will help you take sharper images( in darker environment)
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