[TriLUG] Re: RE: Digital Camera vs. Linux
Lance A. Brown
lance at bearcircle.net
Tue Nov 18 01:20:10 EST 2003
On Tue, 2003-11-18 at 00:07, Turnpike Man wrote:
> Just as someone else said, there is nothing you can do about that delay with a
> digital camera unless you spend more money. My Canon Digital Rebel SLR was
> $999 with an 18-55mm lens. Of course, you'll also want a 512MB CF II 40x card
> and a carry bag to go with it. If you want point and click, you might want
> Canon Elph series. Small, fits in pocket very easily too.
I'm definitely not looking for *that* kind of speed. Can't afford it
right now. :-) I want something I can use to take pictures that are
good enough for digital viewing and reasonably printable up to 8x10.
> I recommend you get something that is AT LEAST 3.2mp (wahtever brand/model you
> decide on) if you have any dreams of printing nice 8x10 photos. My 4.0mp Canon
> Powershot G2 did this VERY well, 3.2mp should also, 2.0mp probably not. As I
> see it, a camera is an investment (but that's why I took the SLR leap). Again,
> good luck in whatever you choose.
Yeah. Spent some time looking at various cameras tonite and was
pondering the MP issue: 2.0, 3.0, 3.2, etc. The 4.0 and up are
definitely out of my range and I'm now debating between a cheaper 2.0 or
bit more expensive 3.0 or 3.2 MP camera. That basically boils down to
deciding on how much of an investment do I want to make. Go with
something I can more easily afford now or stretch a bit and get
something that will last me longer.
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