[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
>Date: Fri, 10 Dec 1999 15:59:45 -0500
>From: "Alysoun McLaughlin" <alysoun.mclaughlin at ncsl_org>
>Subject: Digital Camera
>This is mildly off-topic, but I'm shopping for a digital camera. The major
>purpose is to take aquarium pictures, without having to go through rolls
>upon rolls of film. I borrowed one, about a year ago, which had a view
>screen feature that I absolutely loved (I can't seem to find that feature on
>a low-end camera).
>If someone has strong opinions on a good/bad digital camera (I'd really like
>to get away with less than $300), I'd love to hear about their experience,
>either on-list or off-list.
I've just been though this, after shopping for about 2 years - I wantd
prices to come down a bit. You have to spend $3000 to get a better camera
than the Kodak DC 260/265. You can get a (now closed out) DC260 for
about $500 on eBay.
They take 1500 x 1100 pictures and with a $16 adapter you can use
+7 and +10 close up lenses. All this stuff is available from Kodak.
Richard J. Sexton richard at aquaria_net
Maitland House, Bannockburn, Ontario, Canada, K0K 1Y0 +1 (613) 473 1719