* What budget have you allocated for buying this camera?
No more than 300
* What size camera are you looking for? Or does size not matter at all to you?
Preferably something that is smaller.... can fit in a purse or diaper bag
How many megapixels will suffice for you?
Not sure about that one
* What optical zoom will you need? (None, Standard = 3x-4x, Ultrazoom = 10x-12x, Other - Specify)
I should think standard?
* How important is “image quality” to you? (Rate using a scale of 1-10)
image quality is my top priority!!!!! I have 3 kids, so I need something good.
Do you care for manual controls?
um.... Like buttons? No problem.
* What will you generally use the camera for?
Taking pics of the kids, including a very fast and camera shy 1 yr old.
* Will you be making big prints of your photos or not?
Will you be shooting a lot of indoor photos or low light photos?
Will you be shooting sports and/or action photos?
Are there particular brands you like or hate?
Eh.... dont care about the brand just the quality
Are there particular models you already have in mind?
(If applicable) Do you need any of the following special features? (Wide Angle, Image Stabilization, Weatherproof, Hotshoe, Rotating LCD)
I dont think I need any special features, maybe image stabilization....