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#1
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Hi everyone! I need camera recommendations... Nothing fancy. Just something that will take sharp pictures of the teens and I for our upcoming trip

Thank you in advance !
#3
Ontario, Canada
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Fuji Finepix are decent little point and shoots. They have glass lenses rather than plastic so there is less distortion. They're little workhorses too, I've owned several and the only time I had a problem with one was when DH shut it in the car door. They have waterproof models, which look pretty good, too.
#4
Northern Virginia
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Do you have a budget? There are perfectly functional cameras from all the manufacturers at the 100/150/250/300 ranges, but someone here can usually find a sweet spot in there. For instance, Canon has just announced several new cameras, so the previous model in that class may be a really good deal today.
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My favorite inexpensive (under $200) camera is the Nikon P310.
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Definitely $200 or below. As my dad has agreed to get one for me since my bday is almost immediately pre cruise ... I am not technocigally savvy. I want to point and click and have no blurriest etc
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At the same time you get that camera you also need to get 3-4 memory cards (8-16GB Each) (more if your cruise is over 7 days), and a second battery. Most Point and Shoot cameras can do more than 6-800 shots on an 8GB memory stick. If the camera comes with a memory stick it will be very small like 64M which isn't very many shots. The manual will tell you how many shots on a memory stick the camera will shoot. Good Luck with all the Great Pictures. Also most of the Point and Shoot cameras will also do Video Movies!
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Originally posted by hannahsmomtoo
Definitely $200 or below. As my dad has agreed to get one for me since my bday is almost immediately pre cruise ... I am not technocigally savvy. I want to point and click and have no blurriest etc
Within these constraints and considering your photo goals, any camera at all will be OK.

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Check out the Nikon P310 then. I have this camera for my pocket camera and it has a fast lens - which means it will be good in low light. And it is pretty good for video too.

http://www.amazon.com/Nikon-COOLPIX-...&keywords=p310
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Majesty OTS; 4 nt Bahamas 2 Oct 2000.
Explorer OTS; 7 nt Eastern Caribbean 29 Sep 2001.
Voyager OTS; 7 nt Western Caribbean 22 Sep 2002.
Mariner OTS; 7 nt Eastern Caribbean 16 Oct 2005.
Grandeur OTS; 10 nt Ultimate Caribbean 7 Dec 2009.
Freedom OTS; 7 nt Eastern Caribbean 14 Mar 2010.
Monarch OTS; 4 nt Bahamas 22 Mar 2010.
Radiance OTS; 7 nt Western Caribbean Oct 9, 2010.
Allure OTS; 7 nt Western Caribbean 16 Jan 2011.
Jewel OTS; 11 nt Southern Caribbean 28 Mar 2011.
Freedom OTS; 7 nt Eastern Caribbean 9 Oct 2011.
HAL Zuiderdam; 11 nt Panama Canal Sunfarer 6 Feb 2012.
Celebrity Constellation; 14nt Exotic Southern Caribbean 21 Apr, 2012.
Explorer OTS; 7nt Bermuda 23 Sep, 2012.
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Oasis OTS: 7 nt Eastern Caribbean 5 Oct 2013