A&P Best P&S with photo quality > video quality

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  1. AmosBanks

    AmosBanks New Member

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    I have a friend who needs a P&S recommendation. He travels for business and he wants something he can pull out of his suit jacket and snap a photo. He has a website and also needs to make videos of 30 seconds max. There's always a trade off and it's more important for him to have good photos than good video. He makes decent money so cost is not much of a factor.

    Please give me your two cents if you have purchased a P&S recently or recommended one to somebody else. Thanks OTAP!
     
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  3. SoonDubu

    SoonDubu The most honest moment in a man's life is the five OT Supporter

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    kinda big for a suit jacket :o
     
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    Panasonic LX3

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    jaydub Every calling is great when greatly pursued.

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    love love love mine.
     
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    Canon Powershot Elph. Great all around P&S
     
  8. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    just sold my g10 in favor of an 880is. shit is tits. Doesnt have the manual control or hotshoe, but its IQ is up there. and it does fit in a shirt pocket
     
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    what makes the G10 better than the SX 1S? seems that the G10 always get a vote
     
  10. GlobeGuy

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    G10 has nasty high ISO, go look at LX3's high ISO (while not upto par with dSLR's) is relatively clean. I have no idea why OTAP sackrides G series when it comes to P&S. And LX3 will easily fit in your pocket too.

    edit: link -> http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/CanonG10/page19.asp
     
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    Try one of the Fuji compact cameras.
     
  12. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    its the range, i dont find the range in the LX3 useful for a point and shoot.
     
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    Thanks for the help!
     
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