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Old 08-07-2008, 02:52 PM   #31
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This camera is a Canon Sureshot something. Last years model because you could still get it with a viewfinder, which is very important to me for outside pics. It's just a point and shoot or whatever the phrase is. My "old" camera takes great closeups. Blows my new camera away. I think it has a special macro lens. It's a Sony Cyber something.... you can tell I just use them, I don't live and breath cameras, but I knew what they were when I bought them The Sony is about 8 years old and the only reason I don't use it anymore is because of lag time.... I would get too hungry waiting for the pic to snap

Thanks for the comp. I've finally gotten used to my new grill being nuclear hot and can cook a decent steak now without thinking, which is how I like to go through life anyway

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Old 08-07-2008, 09:15 PM   #32
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Pacanis, I like your comment about how we can tell that you don't live eat drink and sleep your camera. It's only for picture taking. I sat not long ago in the office of a certain buckster, hum, uh, Buckytom.
He showed me something he'd been working on fixing, his camera. There was a camera in a million pieces I think in a coffee cup. I said, "Bucky, that's why they sell new cameras. People don't fix things in 19 bazillion pieces when you can just buy a new one." I found that so funny to look at. He honestly wanted to fix that camera, hats off to the Buckster.................and to Pacanis for lovely dinner photos.

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Old 08-07-2008, 11:59 PM   #33
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lol, lefse. i guess i'm a tinkerer. my dad had several watches that were expertly disassembled, and partially reassembled.

and - ahem, "honesty wanted to fix it?"...
i did get it working again, except the optics are out of focus from when it was dropped.

i just bought a new camera that takes excellent shots. a point and shoot that does fully atoumatic to fully manual. the sub-compact cameras, like the one i'm fixing, are too small for my hands. i didn't want or need a big slr, so i went for the canon powershot A720. it's an 8 megapixel camera with a 6x optical zoom.
the canon powershot A650 also got great reviews, at 12 megapixels (for $100 more), and i has a swivelling lcd display. i've found, using the swivel feature on my video camera, that kids love to pose for pictures when they can see themselves in the display.
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Old 08-08-2008, 05:50 AM   #34
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Mines sitting here right now. It's the Powershot SD 800. Not sure why I was thinking sureshot...

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