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    Most responsive Ultra-compact < $200

    Hello,

    I just need an ultra compact camera, I need something very responsive, fast start up, minimal shutter lag, and preferably decent high ISO.

    This will be a gift, nothing over $200 please....
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    Cloudy -2 WB

    Hello,

    I'm trying to figure out what is meant by Cloudy -2 White Balance.

    I have a Nikon D50, but AFAIK there is no way to set the WB to Cloudy -2. There is a cloudy setting though.

    Is it...
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    Cameras announced during PMA

    Hello,

    If a camera is announced during PMA 2006, historically, how long before they are usually released for retail? Do certain manufacturers have their "usual" times of releasing cameras?

    I...
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    Hmm, yeah.. Im currently following this thread...

    Hmm, yeah.. Im currently following this thread over at dpreview

    http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/readflat.asp?forum=1034&thread=16738442

    And the links theyre throwing out, but its starting to...
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    This is my exact same dillemma. The FZ30 I...

    This is my exact same dillemma.

    The FZ30 I like because you get a 2.8-3.7 lens for the same price as the D50 body.

    Its a lot noisier than any DSLR of course, but I personally feel the FZ30 has...
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    thanks again for the replies. @insertnamehere...

    thanks again for the replies.

    @insertnamehere

    Ya, the KMs are interesting because of the anti-shake which I think might be very useful but for some reason only one store even sells KMs here,...
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    Hmm.. thanks coldrain I just realized...

    Hmm.. thanks coldrain

    I just realized something, so that means that I actually cant do macro work with say just the kit lens? Or if I go with the Sigma 18-125/200? Unless of course I get a macro...
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    Ah, thanks for clearing tha up coldrain. @k1w1...

    Ah, thanks for clearing tha up coldrain.

    @k1w1 : Hmm, yes, true, but if the only way I can get an equivalent lens of something like say the $ Cdn 580 Panasonic FZ20 is to spend $800 on a bazooka...
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    Granted that might be true. But even if it were,...

    Granted that might be true. But even if it were, I cant really see the difference.

    The Canon does have a bunch of nice features but they are not deal breakers for me, with the D50 priced...
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    thanks for the replies. My budget I have set...

    thanks for the replies.

    My budget I have set to an absolute max of CDN $ 1200. Which is pretty much the price of my top-of-the-list item>> A D50 body+Sigma 18mm-125.

    I've read and re-read the...
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    Thanks for the replies The Sigma 18-125/200...

    Thanks for the replies

    The Sigma 18-125/200 seem to be the "cheapest" options right now. If I want something with that kind of range. But as pointed out, the f/3.5 is a bit of an issue.

    I was a...
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    Point me in the right direction (DSLR)

    I am currently looking to purchase a DSLR anytime soon.

    I am currently looking at, in order of my preference:
    Nikon D50
    Olympus E500
    RebelXT
    Olympus E300.

    I have read and re-read the...
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    Sticky: Uhm.. I guess this thread is as good a place as...

    Uhm.. I guess this thread is as good a place as any..

    I am a complete noob looking to purchase an DSLR.

    From what I understand on my reading of this thread, Canon lenses are made specifically...
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    D50 body only or kit?

    Hello,

    I am loooking to purchase a DSLR anytime soon and the D50 is at the top of my list. My main issue, as always is of course price.\

    I have also read the excellent thread on the general...
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    Ok, I tried reading the whole thread but my head...

    Ok, I tried reading the whole thread but my head is starting to hurt..:confused:

    And please bear with me as I am exremely new to photography so I dont really understand these talk about...
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    Ah.. well, I guess i wasted my money then.. I...

    Ah.. well, I guess i wasted my money then..

    I just walked into the store and grabbed the first 58 mm polarizer i saw(a tiffen circular one, about $55) (i have the Canon adapter) since I thought...
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    Slave Flash for Canon S2 IS

    Im lookin to purchase a slave flash for the Canon S2 IS.

    Well, im actually not sure how a slave flash works.. So since the S2 dont have that thing called a hot shoe, it doesnt hook up that way.
    ...
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    Hello, Doesn't a faster card take more...

    Hello,

    Doesn't a faster card take more advantage of things like bracketing? or continous shooting? :confused: I thought I read something about that.

    Or does it depend on the camera?

    I have...
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    @TampaJim Hi, can you please elaborate on what...

    @TampaJim

    Hi, can you please elaborate on what you mean about digicams not benifiting from a circular polarizer?

    I just bought a Tiffen circular polarizer for my Canon S2IS and I spend quite a...
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    When to use a polarizer

    Hello,

    I've just bought a Hoya UV filter for my Canon S2 IS and a Tiffen Polarizer.

    From what I understand a Polarizer is suppose to increase contrast between the sky and the clouds as well to...
  21. Hello, I have just purchased a Canon S2. Well,...

    Hello,

    I have just purchased a Canon S2. Well, when I accidentally touched the lens earlier, I've taken pix within and it looks fine, so far. However if I look at the lens my fingerprint can still...
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    Thinking about the S2

    I'm about to purchase the Canon S2 IS. Anytime within the next few days. :D

    I just have a few quick questions:

    1> Is there a battery life indicator on the S2? I've read reviews and even looked...
  23. Thanks TampaJim What do you mean by the Sony...

    Thanks TampaJim

    What do you mean by the Sony not being well equipped with their Image stabilizar? I've read the review on this site and I dont think I read anything about it being inferior to the...
  24. Sony DSCH1 or Canon S2 IS or Panasonic FZ5K

    Hello,

    I am looking to purchase a camera, nd when wnet down to camera place they recommended any one of these cameras.

    Basically it will need lots of zoom, take sharp pics of animal and...
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