quest for pictures

From: Ian Koller <>
Date: Thu Jan 10 14:33:38 2002


 I had a lower cost one, back when a $100 didn't get a
very good one, and it's pics were so grainy, I gave
it to my niece and nephew to thrash ( once I got something

 I have been very satisfied with the Olympus that I
bought. Good rez, good memory, decent compromise between
price and performance/features at about $260

 I'm seeing some of the more recent models with motorized
lenses, but I'm concerned that with those, the moving
mechanicals are a potential point of early failure.

John Foust wrote:
> At 09:07 AM 1/10/2002 -0500, John Allain wrote:
> >You will be amazed
> >at the improvement. 640x480=0.3 MPixels, that's
> >3 to 7 times worse. You get what you pay for.
> I agree, but I'm still shocked that I can walk into a
> Shopko and have a choice of three or four blister-packed
> $50-$80 digital cameras.
> - John
Received on Thu Jan 10 2002 - 14:33:38 GMT

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