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Re: digital camera for tour documentation
I've got a friend selling a Coolpix 990 for $300 if anyone's interested.
On Thursday, May 8, 2003, at 02:15 PM, Catilyne wrote:
> At 09:35 AM 5/8/2003 -0700, Dave Trenkel wrote:
>>> I would be very appreciative if someone
>>> could recommend me a particularly excellent
>>> deal on a digital camera.
>>> I'd like 3.0 megapixels and, hopefully under
>> I have a Nikon Coolpix 885 that I bought for under $300 last year.
>> It's very small and easy to use for a photo-neophyte like myself, but
>> my wife, who has a degree in photography, finds that it has enough
>> options to get good shots for her as well. It's probably been
>> replaced by something better and smaller at the same price by now.
> I'd second the Coolpix recommendation. My wife & I are in a similar
> situation, where she's studying photography and I actually worked as a
> photographer in a previous life (C&P was my minor in college as well).
> We picked up a Coolpix 775 a little over a year ago and our opinion
> matches Dave's exactly -- small footprint, and easy-to-use for a
> novice while offering a lot of options for the semi-professional.
> As a matter of fact we liked the little 775 so much we just got its
> big brother -- the Coolpix 5700. It just came in this morning and my
> wife's wandering around shooting everything in the apartment even as
> we speak. ;)
> "i want to reach my hand into the dark and *feel* what reaches back"