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[at-l] AT Camera - Staring from Scratch



I think 2 M pixel is plenty, you can make good 8X10 prints from them and
there is a significant price jump from 2 to 4 mPixel. And lastly you can get
twice as many shots on the same size memory chip.

Bryan

> Best to look at consumer reports for ratings on digital cameras.  Then go
> by Best Buy or Circuit City or the like and actually look and feel the
> cameras.  One thing Brian mentioned which irritated me - he said
> that those
> folks interested should be looking for a 4 mega pixel camera.  That's way
> too much camera for any hiker's needs.
>
> I use an Olympus D-490 Zoom (2.1 mega pixel) and it has been through hell
> and back.  (I have not weighed it but I suspect I'll be buying a much
> lighter one for the 2004 thru-hike but with the same resolution.)  It even
> has been drenched in a river a time or two and come out fine.  If you want
> to look at some of the quality of the pics you can go here:
>
>