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Which Camera is better?

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neha007 wrote:
Oct 15th, 2009 2:31 pm
Oh, was not aware of that. Will have to take a look around the net and see
You should check out www.dpreview.com if you're surfing the net for research.

You can compare photos taken from each camera from that site and even post questions to owners who have the cameras.
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I hope you all realize the OP has been provided with a list of cameras, that may not be definitive, but is a solid list for low light concert photography. Also a list of key reference sites.

It's all in the original thread:
http://www.redflagdeals.com/forums/reco ... ost9582916
Your answer may lie in this thread.

http://www.redflagdeals.com/forums/reco ... lr-800803/

Also, scroll back thru the forum message list for the past 8 weeks or so. There are several threads discussing low light photography with a P&S type camera - there have been several new models released recently that address the low light challenge. Unfortunately they all have a price tag near $400-500 and there-in lies the reason you're not getting much of a response here.... you've boxed yourself in with your budget. Below a certain price point all you get is a basic camera.

There are also a lot of people asking a similar question in this forum:
http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/forum.asp?forum=1002

You may want to check these sites for camera reviews:

http://www.steves-digicams.com/
http://www.dcresource.com/
http://www.imaging-resource.com/
http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/

Or compare low light images on this next site. At the pop-up select "Continue" to go to the correct European site - the US and UK sites do not have the same test formats.
http://www.digitalversus.com/duels.php? ... =3869&ph=6

You should see the new Sony WX1 vs Panasonic LX3 - Poor Lighting test. Look at the "Barbie -Detail w/o Flash" shots as well.

Some P&S cameras getting attention for their low light abilities.

Canon G11
Canon S90
Fuji F70 EXR
Fuji F200 EXR
Panasonic LX3
Sony WX1
Sony TX1
To which I'll add the Sony HX1 superzoom which uses a Sony "Exmor" sensor similar to the other two.

Also the Canon SX200 IS should be looked at.

First test shots for the G11 were posted today on Imaging Resource.

Only the S90 on this threads list appeals to me. My daughter has the SD780IS and I find it is OK but definitely not something for low light though its' 720p video mode might work. I like the still images from my 5 year old 5MP Panasonic FZ20 better. I wouldn't expect the more advanced Canon SD models to be a whole lot better.

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NewsyL wrote:
Oct 15th, 2009 6:51 pm

To which I'll add the Sony HX1 superzoom which uses a Sony "Exmor" sensor similar to the other two.

Also the Canon SX200 IS should be looked at.

First test shots for the G11 were posted today on Imaging Resource.

Only the S90 on this threads list appeals to me. My daughter has the SD780IS and I find it is OK but definitely not something for low light though its' 720p video mode might work. I like the still images from my 5 year old 5MP Panasonic FZ20 better. I wouldn't expect the more advanced Canon SD models to be a whole lot better.

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Thank you,
Will have a look at the Sony and SX200 IS
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Just checked reviews on http://www.dpreview.com
And now see that these three also have good ratings:

PowerShot G10***
PowerShot SX10 IS****
PowerShot SX1 IS---- expensive though
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neha007 wrote:
Oct 17th, 2009 9:04 pm
:(
so many choices lol
No camera is perfect... so don't set yourself up with that notion. Just get something.
Deal with it.
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KorruptioN wrote:
Oct 17th, 2009 9:13 pm
No camera is perfect... so don't set yourself up with that notion. Just get something.
Good piece of advice :) :idea:
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KorruptioN wrote:
Oct 17th, 2009 9:13 pm
No camera is perfect... so don't set yourself up with that notion. Just get something.
but i thought sony made the best cameras... ;)

list your needs and look for the camera that satisfies your needs the most ie lightweight, long zoom, wider angle, etc) then from there you figure out your budget and then from there take the remaining contenders and read up the reviews as others said like dpreview or stevesdigicams.

personally i like fuji for lowlight and panasonic for features. saying this i still have my canon SD700 lol.

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