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    on a budget though like maybe £50ish i don't want to spend crazy.
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    (Original post by Bellissima)
    on a budget though like maybe £50ish i don't want to spend crazy.
    What are you wanting to do with it?
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    You can get a nice little point and shoot camera for that budget.

    Don't expect much of an optical zoom or advanced features, and just search on amazon or something
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    Came on here thinking "Yeah! Finally someone willing to spend some money. All of us regulars can discus the merits of different formats, sensor filters, interfaces, processing, ISO performance and ergonomics"



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    (Original post by DanBrwn)
    Came on here thinking "Yeah! Finally someone willing to spend some money. All of us regulars can discus the merits of different formats, sensor filters, interfaces, processing, ISO performance and ergonomics"



    :console: I know.
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    (Original post by TheSownRose)
    What are you wanting to do with it?
    take photos.... i don't understand
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    (Original post by DanBrwn)
    Came on here thinking "Yeah! Finally someone willing to spend some money. All of us regulars can discus the merits of different formats, sensor filters, interfaces, processing, ISO performance and ergonomics"



    sorry bro... it's like you're speaking another language
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    (Original post by Bellissima)
    take photos.... i don't understand
    Well, what would you like to take photos of? Do you intend to use video as well? What situations is it going to be used in?
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    (Original post by TheSownRose)
    Well, what would you like to take photos of? Do you intend to use video as well? What situations is it going to be used in?
    everything... people, animals, scenery.... anything

    no i dont use video


    i don't need anything professional or specialist i am not a photographer
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    (Original post by DanBrwn)
    Came on here thinking "Yeah! Finally someone willing to spend some money. All of us regulars can discus the merits of different formats, sensor filters, interfaces, processing, ISO performance and ergonomics"
    Came in ready to debate the pros and cons of Canons over Nikons... no need.
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    (Original post by Bellissima)
    everything... people, animals, scenery.... anything

    no i dont use video


    i don't need anything professional or specialist i am not a photographer
    Will you be taking photos in the dark?
    Will you be taking photos underwater?
    Will you be taking photos at sea?

    These are the kinds of things we need to know. Even cheap ass cameras have varying pros and cons. Ill leave you in the hands of SnowRose though, I hate doing this kind of thing and she seems to be the one who helps noobs out around here
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    (Original post by kiss_me_now9)
    Came in ready to debate the pros and cons of Canons over Nikons... no need.
    Really? I came to discuss the merits or Leica, Hasselblad, Phase One! Maybe a bit of Canikon if your doing sports but thats about it

    Think I may post one of these thread, just so we can waste time haha
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    (Original post by DanBrwn)
    Really? I came to discuss the merits or Leica, Hasselblad, Phase One! Maybe a bit of Canikon if your doing sports but thats about it

    Think I may post one of these thread, just so we can waste time haha
    I'm primarily a (very, very amateur and n00bish) sports photographer
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    (Original post by DanBrwn)
    Really? I came to discuss the merits or Leica, Hasselblad, Phase One! Maybe a bit of Canikon if your doing sports but thats about it

    Think I may post one of these thread, just so we can waste time haha
    We need this thread.
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    (Original post by DanBrwn)
    Will you be taking photos in the dark?
    Will you be taking photos underwater?
    Will you be taking photos at sea?

    These are the kinds of things we need to know. Even cheap ass cameras have varying pros and cons. Ill leave you in the hands of SnowRose though, I hate doing this kind of thing and she seems to be the one who helps noobs out around here
    maybe i can't predict what i'll be doing i just want it all purpose...

    underwater no... sea... possibly but unlikely
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    Sorry guys but I'm going to spoil the party here and just come out and say it.


    Bellissima, you cannot get anything that takes pictures worth looking at within your budget. If you want a camera and that's all you have to spend, put it in the bank and save up some more.
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    (Original post by Suzanathema)
    Sorry guys but I'm going to spoil the party here and just come out and say it.


    Bellissima, you cannot get anything that takes pictures worth looking at within your budget. If you want a camera and that's all you have to spend, put it in the bank and save up some more.
    i think this was the wrong place to ask because you're all photographers so want high spec stuff....
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    (Original post by Bellissima)
    i think this was the wrong place to ask because you're all photographers so want high spec stuff....
    Well this is a photography forum!

    Even if you want one of those cute little touch-screen compact cameras, you are going to have to spend more than £50. My sister got a samsung compact camera recently (Samsung isn't a very good brand, so they are cheap) and even that cost about £200.
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    (Original post by Suzanathema)
    Well this is a photography forum!

    Even if you want one of those cute little touch-screen compact cameras, you are going to have to spend more than £50. My sister got a samsung compact camera recently (Samsung isn't a very good brand, so they are cheap) and even that cost about £200.
    i don't need a touch screen just a normal camera!
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    (Original post by Suzanathema)
    Sorry guys but I'm going to spoil the party here and just come out and say it.


    Bellissima, you cannot get anything that takes pictures worth looking at within your budget. If you want a camera and that's all you have to spend, put it in the bank and save up some more.
    Harsh, plus I disagree. Plenty of cameras at that sort of price are fine for general use - take photos of nights out to put on Facebook and so forth.

    (Original post by Bellissima)
    i think this was the wrong place to ask because you're all photographers so want high spec stuff....
    I want it for myself. However, I don't believe everyone should. :dontknow:

    Have a look at the Nikon Coolpix L25. If you can push £50 a bit, the Nikon Coolpix S3000. Bear in mind the colour can affect price - unpopular colours cost less.

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