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[at-l] AT Camera - Staring from Scratch

Oh! Oh! Oh!
A thru-hiker whose DONE it...
You are fast approaching line-in-the-will status...

(and thanks to all who are weighing in on this. You would not believe the
off-list notes I've been getting saying "yeah, I want to know too"...)

Gary Wright wrote:
> On Wednesday, October 30, 2002, at 11:13  AM, Jan Leitschuh wrote:
> > Help me out here. I'm starting from scratch.
> > Walk this gal thru slowly... I want Digital Info for Dummies here.
> > Make it
> > simple.
> > I won't say money is no object, because it is, - on the other hand,
> > this is
> > a lifetime trip. So, I am willing to make an investment.
> You've got lots of questions, but I'll see if I can help.  I hiked the
> AT this year
> with a Cannon Powershot S30 camera.  Over 400 of my pictures are at
> www.trailjournals.com/gwright if you want to take a peek.  Please note,
> pictures
> you see on the web are *NOT* high quality digital images.  Web photos
> are
> generally downgraded in quality before being posted in order to reduce
> the
> size (the number of bits and bytes) for quick download.
> Spend some time at http://www.dpreview.com.  This site allows you to
> search
> for cameras and compare them side-by-side, has detailed reviews, and
> lots more.
> If you want to look at my camera, jump to
> http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/
> compare_post.asp?cameras=canon_s30&method=sidebyside
> If you want to spend a bit more for better a better resolution camera,
> move up to
> the Cannon S40.  That is my short "buy this" answer.
    	Jan Leitschuh Sporthorses Ltd.