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What should I look in a digital camera that will take decent pictures of plants and fish? Nothing too special, but decent quality. Any recommendations?

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Thanks, I'll look at those and come back with questions if I have any.

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I'm looking at these 4 cameras (HP Photosmart 935, Minolta DiMage S414, Olympus C 750UZ, Sony DSC-P92) and am having trouble figureing out the specs. I have been comparing them at I favor the Minolta, but am seriously looking at the Olympus as well. What camera would you recommend/not recommend and why?

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Well, I think I have decided on the Olympus C-750UZ, Hopefully I have made a good choice. Do you see any problems from the specs?
Format Compact SLR-like
Max resolution 2288 x 1712
Low resolution 2048 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h 4:3
Effective pixels 3.9 million
Sensor photo detectors 4.13 million
Sensor size 1/2.7 " (5.27 x 3.96 mm)
Sensor type CCD
Colour filter array RGB
ISO rating Auto, 100, 200, 400
Zoom wide (W) 38 mm
Zoom tele (T) 380 mm (10 x)
Digital zoom Yes up to 4x
Auto Focus Yes
Manual Focus Yes
Auto focus type TTL
Normal focus range 60 cm
Macro focus range 7 cm
White balance override Yes - 5 positions, plus manual
Aperture range F2.8 - F3.7 / F8.0
Min shutter 16 sec
Max shutter 1/1000 sec
Built-in Flash Yes, pop-up
External flash Yes, Olympus sync
Flash modes Auto, Red-Eye, Forced, Off, Slow 1&2, External
Focal length multiplier
Exposure compensation -2EV to +2EV in 1/3EV steps
Metering ESP digital, Spot, Multi-Spot
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Continuous Drive Yes, 2.6 fps, 12 frames @ HQ
Movie Clips Yes, 15 fps @ 320 x 240
Remote control No
Tripod mount Yes
Self-timer Yes
Time-lapse recording No
Storage types xD Picture Card
Microdrive compatible No
Storage included 16 MB xD Picture Card
Uncompressed format TIFF
Compressed format JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
Quality Levels Standard, High, Super High
Viewfinder EVF
LCD 1.5 "
LCD Pixels 110,000
Playback zoom Yes
Video out Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) No
Serial No
Battery / Charger No
Battery AA (4) batteries (NiMH recommended)
Weight (inc. batteries) 340 g (12 oz)
Dimensions 108 x 66 x 69 mm (4.3 x 2.6 x 2.7 in)

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Thanks for the help, I looking forward to my new camera :D

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Well, I ordered the camera, should be here in 3-4 weeks. I wish it'd be quicker, but I can't complain considering the price of the camera. Hopefully my tanks will be feeling photogenic by them. :)
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