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A good,cheap digital camera needed

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wolf2009

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I need a good digital camera, must be as cheap as possible.

I'm going to be taking graphic card pictures for my upcoming reviews. So it needs to have a good focus at close range. I dont know what i'm talking about, i dont know anything about cameras.

Any help would be appreciated, thanks !
 

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My pick would be the Samsung s730. Very nice camera, and you can find it NEW on ebay for $75.
 
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Look up the fuji s6500, at £130 i consider it cheap considering it has a 10.7x optical zoom which is ace. It is a 6.3mp camera and tbh it is one of the best i own, its easy for a beginner and takes beautiful crystal clear pics, its got multiple settings for shadows and dark etc so using it inside a case is great. Ive taken totally clear pics of my ram upclose en stuff. If your looking for a dirt cheap camera, try and find a small cam with about 3-5mp and a decent flash.
 
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i'm interested, i just need a good cheap camera , doesn't matter what .
I would suggest a Canon or Nikon point and shoot( maybe a Canon SD1000) - you can get great pics if you use the setting right... or you could go for an entry level DSLR as a lo of reviewers that take photos use them... PM me and I can get you the number if interested...