My Camera Died

ToddsPoint

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My Sony no baloney digital camera died. Shopping for a new one. Way too many choices out there. What camera do you use? Do you like it? Does it have a macro setting? I take a lot of close-ups. I figure I have a $1000 limit. What brands/models would you look at?
 

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I've had 2 die this year and the 3rd is on its way.:( :icon_scratch::BangHead:
 

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When my camera died I got out an old Pentax I had in storage. It died in storage! Now I have 2 digital cameras in my garbage can.
Maybe its best to just buy 'cheap' :icon_scratch:
 

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Your so right about the endless options out there in the market place.
I bought a Nikon P1000 this past year.
As most wildlife is out of range with anything else that I had.
This is a 900ft photo
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Not the best of conditions, and just playing with remote setting off the smartphone.
 
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My Sony no baloney digital camera died. Shopping for a new one. Way too many choices out there. What camera do you use? Do you like it? Does it have a macro setting? I take a lot of close-ups. I figure I have a $1000 limit. What brands/models would you look at?
Nikon B 700,I do not know of a finer point and shoot.This camera is not produced anymore.I originally owned one and had to send it out for repair,they wanted 380$,so I bought one from here,it looked BRAND NEW when received.You will NOT be disappointed it is one fine camera.
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Considering weight(5 ozs.), size, and vibration any mid priced point & shoot in 16-20 MP range takes pretty good shots.
The problem is their life span
 

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Chris, that camera of yours takes outstanding macro shots..:icon_thumleft:

For what you have to spend, I would consider looking into a Sony mirrorless digital camera.

If you want to get the straight poop on a cameras performance, the best
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Nikon B 700,I do not know of a finer point and shoot.This camera is not produced anymore.I originally owned one and had to send it out for repair,they wanted 380$,so I bought one from here,it looked BRAND NEW when received.You will NOT be disappointed it is one fine camera.
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Your B700 sure does do a nice job with the macro. I'll be looking at that one.
 

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Yeah those are excellent macro shots. But I do keep in mind worldtalker would probably take better pics than me if he only had a Polaroid Square Shooter 2, haha! I use the Canon Rebel. The professional photogs I see up here are using mostly Canon and Nikon, but they seem to lean more towards Nikon.
 

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