Digital cameras forum: Need a Camera as fast as my Toddler

by: toddlermom May 13, 2009 8:54 PM PDT

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Need a Camera as fast as my Toddler

by toddlermom - 5/13/09 8:54 PM

This may make me a complete luddite, but I need a camera that does one thing and one thing well, takes a picture! I have a toddler and one on the way. Our current camera is dying a slow death (repeatedly low battery despite recent charging, failure to bother to take a picture when depress the shutter button) and we need a new camera. I want a simple, small camera I can throw in the diaper bag and whip out to take a picture when my kid does something cute, and I want to capture them actually doing the activity, rather than 2 seconds later. I need a simple point and shoot camera without shutter lag. It doesn't need to do video (I have a Flip Camera for that, which I love!!!), it doesn't need to have 12x zoom, HD capability, 47 megapixels or any other bells and whistles. I'll probably never put it in manual mode because who has time with a toddler. I just want a digital camera to take a good picture fast that I can easily carry with me. Any suggestions?

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