Digital cameras forum: We have £100 to spend on a camera and need advice

by: AnneBarnett February 6, 2013 11:34 AM PST

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We have £100 to spend on a camera and need advice

by AnneBarnett - 2/6/13 11:34 AM

I've had a Pentax 105 for years but its not digital. In the meantime we bought another camera 4x zoom - can't think what the name is - but its OK but not for long range. We now have some money to buy a new camera. We take a lot of photos of the mountains in Spain where we live, monuments and most of all traditional processions such as Moors & Christians that by 9 pm its going dark and the dark photos are terrible. In fact so are the mountains and at first thought it was camera shake. The other problem I have in particular is looking through the viewfinder to see what picture I am taking - ok i shouldn't be looking through the view finder I am told but I need a big space to see what I am taking a picture of. Sorry its a bit haphazard on this posting but all the camera there are, I am totally confused. Someone recommended the Canon Powershot SX200.IS but it looks quite bulky and we often carry a camera in our pocket - we were also recommend to get a camera 10x - and now I have just gone into our spanish supermarket and now completely confused. We intend to get the camera from Amazon by the way, so if its a bit over £100 we don't mind - pension came through today lol

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