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Re: OT - Camera question


Oh- I'm sure a 10 year old can probably figure out how to use a digital 
camera better than half of the adult population!  The big issue will be 
cost.  It would be nice if they'd put out a basic digital for cheaper.

Theresa

Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT wrote:
> Yep I was thinking more along the lines of $100 or so. I'm not
> determined on the photo printer idea but figured it would be fun for her
> to have, she could take her pictures to school or something. I've seen a
> couple packages, camera and printer, that don't look too bad. 
> I did look for kid's cameras but they are still junk. She's 10, and
> reasonably mature, she can probably figure out a camera with a few
> features and a memory card. 
>
> Cyndi 
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Theresa W.
> Sent: Monday, November 13, 2006 4:59 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT - Camera question
>
> Wow- I assumed Cyndi was looking for something more reasonably priced
> than that.  The new digital that I want for Xmas is $400- the Canon
> SD800IS.  Can't wait to get it.  The image stabilization and faster
> picture speed is great!!
> I looked for kids digital cameras last year for my neice, but to no
> avail.  At that time they were all junk.  I hope you have better luck
> this year.
>
> Theresa
>
> james singer wrote:
>   
>> My first digital was a Kodak 4000. it's now Ms Fatma's classroom 
>> camera. Was about $400 at Sears [not exactly a discount retailer].
>> Came with a 12 pix flash card, so that had to be upgraded. Uses AA 
>> batteries [lithium best results].  Took nice pictures. Word on the 
>> photo printers is that they're a waste of money--much cheaper to have 
>> the drugstore print your pictures or print them on your computer's 
>> inkjet.
>>
>>
>> On Nov 13, 2006, at 12:55 PM, Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT wrote:
>>
>>     
>>> Does anyone here have a suggestion for an inexpensive digital camera 
>>> and photo printer? I would like to buy my 10 year old great-niece one
>>>       
>
>   
>>> for Christmas. When we buy tech we load up with options, which isn't 
>>> the way I want to go here, but I want to make sure I don't get 
>>> something that's so basic it can't store many images, or looks really
>>>       
>
>   
>>> bad when it's printed.
>>>
>>> Cyndi
>>>
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>> Island Jim
>> Southwest Florida
>> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
>> Hardiness Zone 10
>> Heat Zone 10
>> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
>> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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