Digital cameras

Mon, 02 Feb 2004 08:37:03 PST

take a look at the Canon PowerShot series.  I have the A40, with 2M pixels
and find it great for in the garden.  Sure, it could do closer close-ups,
etc., but the bees knees are not my subject, usually!

Jamie V.
----- Original Message -----
From: "diana chapman" <>
To: "Pacific Bulb Society" <>
Sent: Monday, February 02, 2004 5:13 PM
Subject: Re: [pbs] Digital cameras

> Hi Jim:
> Many thanks for the advice.  I am NOT experienced with photography, and I
> not likely to get interested.  I just want photographs of my plants, so I
> absolutely don't want the high-end cameras.  I did have a Koolpix 4000 for
> short while, and found it quite terrifying.  I really want something easy
> use.  Taking pictures of pollen grans or the hairs on a bee's leg isn't
> I want, but I do want to get within two to three inches and get a good
> picture.  For me, I need something that is not bulky, easy to understand
> easy to use otherwise I won't use it.  When I was young I bought a good
> camera to take on multi-day rock climbs to get photographs of the
> spectacular settings, I took it twice and it stayed in the haul bag almost
> all of the time.  I never used it again.
> Best.
> Diana
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