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  1. cameronh779

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    I am looking for a fairly cheap camera to use for taking pictures of products to sell on forums. ebay, etc. I'm hoping to get some experience with backgrounds and things of that nature and want to have some decent looking photographs of my merchandise. I'm hoping to spend less than 50 dollars.

    I just simply want a cheap camera that takes decent pictures. I don't need anything too special. Hopefully its a model with some reviews that I can check out and samples of photographs would be almost a necessity for me.

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    Raise your budget to $100 and you can get some pretty decent point and shoots. Lighting is the biggest factor I've found with any camera. I've had great luck with my Panasonic Lumix (I have an old DMC-TS2 tough camera...takes amazing daytime pictures).

    For $50 you're looking at used...do they even make digital camera's at that price range? Honestly at that budget, I don't know if you can include decent quality pictures in the statement. I'd scope around ebay, forums, etc for used deals. That's your best bet! :toast:
     
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    I can bump up my budget some. You think 100$ is going to be the least I can spend to get decent photos? If that is the case then that's fine, ill just have to wait. What do you think would be my best option under 100$ or around my budget? I can at least check it out.

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    This was mentioned on the ebay discussion boards and a seller does he does just fine with it.

    LINK

    Is it hard to define how good a camera is based on its specifications?
     
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    What do you think of this read?

    http://thewirecutter.com/reviews/best-cheap-camera/

    Just by searching ''best budget cameras'' I can find some fairly cheap cameras. You were pretty much right with your price point though. I was considering the used market when I set that price point though. I can bump it up some, I would just like to find the cheapest way to go.

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    Will you check this out and I won't ask anymore of you buddy? :)

    http://cameras.about.com/od/topcamerasatpricepoints/tp/Top_Cameras_Under_100.htm
     
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    Anyone have a opinion? I'm probably buying something tomorrow. The read I linked above would be nice to go over if someone would, it has lots of cameras for under 100$.
     

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