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trying to choose a "novice" camera

amyc
Apprentice

I'm looking for an EASY-to-use compact camera with great zoom capability, quick reset to next photo (I don't know the technical term for this) that produces good quality photographs.  I have little kids so the moment passes quickly.  I've had the G-12 but it's bigger than what I want to carry around most of the time (and I never learned how to use most of the functions!).

Thanks for any help you can offer.

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cicopo
Elite

Before spending any money on another camera take the time to read this which I wrote several years ago for my travel forum friends. It may help you decide to learn to use that G 12 much more effectively because it's a fine camera.

 

http://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g150809-i66-k1635038-Understanding_your_digital_camera_the_basi...

 

I shoot a G 9 as my underwater camera & the g12 is more refined. 

"A skill is developed through constant practice with a passion to improve, not bought."

Ok, thanks for the info! I'm still looking for a smaller camera to carry with me most of the time but I will work on my G-12 skills in the meantime. Thanks again.
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