"Find a good, brand-name, quality camera that fits your needs," advises James Janson, manager of Delaware Camera, 2635 Delaware Ave. Janson offers an "Introduction to Digital Photography" seminar at 8 p.m. Oct. 21 at the store. The class costs $20 and covers the basics in selecting a digital camera that fits your lifestyle. Share your favorite camera bargains on our blog at www.buffalonews.com/moneysmart.
Below are comparisons of the features of various brands of cameras.
-- James E. Brennan
CAMERAS: Canon Powershot SD1100,, Fuji FinePix J150W,, Casio Exilim EX-S10,, Nikon Coolpix S610,, Olympus Stylus 850 SW
PRICE: $169-$269,, $172-$299,, $192-250,, $260-$279,, $279-$299
MEGAPIXELS: 8,, 10,, 10,, 10,, 8
ZOOM LENS: 3X optical,, 5X optical,, 3X optical,, 4X wide angle,, 3X optical
LCD SCREEN: 2.5-inch LCD,, 3-inch LCD,, 2.6-inch LCD,, 3-inch LCD,, 2.5-inch LCD
IMAGE STABILZATION: Optical face detection,, Digital face detection,, Optical face detection,, Optical face priority,, Digital face detection