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Cool digital camera?

Fun, artistic digital camera for a gift? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 3, 2012 - 10 answers

Looking for the fastest cheapie digital camera I can find.

I am looking for an inexpensive point and shoot camera with the lowest shutter lag possible. [more inside]
posted by feathermeat on Sep 20, 2012 - 2 answers

the gift of charts and lists is the greatest gift of all?

How to choose a digital (video) camera? Not against photo and video capability as long as the video rocks. [more inside]
posted by prefpara on Sep 17, 2012 - 6 answers

Suspicious about my "new" camera

I bought a Panasonic Lumix FZ150 camera from 42photo.com. It arrived last week. It's supposed to be new, but I think it's previously-owned. [more inside]
posted by Dec One on Sep 16, 2012 - 13 answers

Electronics in St. Petersburg, Russia

I messed up my travel packing, and I now need to buy a charger for a Canon S95 camera battery in St. Petersburg, Russia. Is there any place where I could get one for a reasonable price? I'm staying downtown.
posted by Jakey on Sep 10, 2012 - 4 answers

Which cameras do war photographers use?

What sort of cameras and gear do embedded journalists and war photographers use these days? Which cameras can handle the abuse required? How do they deal with problems like power, memory, and multiple lenses? Any information would be greatly appreciated; thanks, MeFi!
posted by reductiondesign on Sep 7, 2012 - 14 answers

What car dash cam to buy?

What dash cameras should I consider purchasing? There's a bunch of them out there, but I'm having little luck finding info about which are good and which aren't. [more inside]
posted by c0nsumer on Sep 4, 2012 - 9 answers

My older mother needs a very simple but cool camera

Very Simple Camera For Older Person [more inside]
posted by metasav on Aug 28, 2012 - 7 answers

How could one avoid detection by ANPR cameras? Hypothetically, of course.

An article about ANPR cameras in the paper today had a quote from a policeman saying that a particular driving style could prevent detection. I am curious about what he meant by that, any ideas? [more inside]
posted by gregjones on Aug 28, 2012 - 2 answers

Personal shopper please

I want to upgrade my point'n'shoot from a Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS6 to something else. Camera people, please help me out. [more inside]
posted by zephyr_words on Aug 22, 2012 - 4 answers

Need recommendations for brands of lens filters

Photographers: Please recommend good, relatively inexpensive clear and polarized lens filters. [more inside]
posted by Alaska Jack on Aug 21, 2012 - 13 answers

Clip Clop, Footage Drop

Audio-visual help, please: I need a camera/monitor setup that allows me to film things, show that footage live on a screen as it's shot, and record that same footage as clips that I can quickly share later. [more inside]
posted by pseudostrabismus on Aug 9, 2012 - 2 answers

How can I get an item I had to leave in Hong Kong if I'm now in the U.S.A?

How can I get an item back from Hong Kong if I'm in the U.S? [more inside]
posted by Rosengeist on Aug 5, 2012 - 5 answers

tough mp4 video camera

Howdy Mefi peeps, I'm looking for a tough video + camera that is mp4 native. I have a Canon IS1200, a good point and shoot. It outputs in .avi, a high volume format that takes quite awhile to download via USB. I need something more robust for my purposes. [more inside]
posted by diode on Jul 28, 2012 - 2 answers

Help me understand which camera memory card to buy, and also (potentially) where I might buy one in Boston/Cambridge (or online)!

Help me understand which camera memory card to buy, and also (potentially) where I might buy one in Boston/Cambridge (or online)! [more inside]
posted by UniversityNomad on Jul 27, 2012 - 11 answers

"Set it and forget it" bike camera?

Mr Corpse is looking for a camera to mount on his bike, to record his daily commute in case of being hit (again) by a car. Desired features inside. [more inside]
posted by The corpse in the library on Jul 21, 2012 - 11 answers

Is this a good surveillance system?

Is this a good deal for a surveillance system? [more inside]
posted by spacediver on Jul 11, 2012 - 5 answers

How to pack for Ireland in August

I am going to Ireland for 8 days in August with my mom, aunt and cousins. I'm looking at the average weather and panicking a little about what to pack/bring/carry. I specifically need a good backpack for a camera, and some decent looking shoes. Can you help? [more inside]
posted by elvissa on Jul 11, 2012 - 8 answers

Inversely, will a high end DSLR make me long for a P&S's small size?

For motion itself, will a new canon point and shoot (digic5) have the same movement quality as the 5d mark 3 (their nice digic 5 slr)? I understand that the lens quality will differ (chromatic aberration, etc), but what about seeing how the video handles movement, skew, and motion? [more inside]
posted by history is a weapon on Jul 2, 2012 - 5 answers

Help me fool my film camera

How can I trick the auto-exposure setting on my film camera? [more inside]
posted by Devils Rancher on Jun 29, 2012 - 15 answers

I want a HD camera that can also do slo-mo filming.

CameraFilter: I am looking to buy a DSLR camera that can not only videotape movie-quality HD, but also film in super slo-mo. [more inside]
posted by Sully on Jun 28, 2012 - 5 answers

Help me choose a camera!

I'd like to move up from a point-and-shoot camera to a sub-$400 starter DSLR -- but which to choose? Details inside. [more inside]
posted by vorfeed on Jun 27, 2012 - 9 answers

Is there a wide-angle zoom lens equivalent to the 50mm lens?

I need an all-around wide angle or zoom lens that's of good quality. I'm already really happy with my f/1.8 50mm, what's the zoom/wide angle lens equivalent of the 50mm? [more inside]
posted by carmel on Jun 20, 2012 - 12 answers

Wireless IP Camera?

Can MeFi recommend a good wireless/IP camera to me? [more inside]
posted by DMan on Jun 17, 2012 - 4 answers

What software should I use to turn pictures into movie clips?

What software should I use to turn pictures into movie clips? I have a GoPro camera set to take pictures at a set interval and would like recommendations on free/cheap software to use to make them into a time lapse video using a Windows netbook. [more inside]
posted by BlooPen on Jun 14, 2012 - 6 answers

Capture all the video

Dashboard camera owners/connoisseurs: please share your recommendations for the best available. I'm looking for automatic operation and superior image quality. [more inside]
posted by Burhanistan on Jun 14, 2012 - 2 answers

Marsh monitoring for dummies.

I'm working on setting up an outdoor webcam that can pan, tilt, and zoom with web (and possibly iPad/smartphone) access, and I'm having a heck of a time finding a good solution to do all of the above. Help? [more inside]
posted by sciencemandan on Jun 7, 2012 - 6 answers

Moving away from DSLR Camera - Looking for a smaller/lighter alternative.

Hello Mefi! My mother currently owns a Canon Rebel XSI with the default 18-55 lens. It has served her extremely well while shooting typical mom material. I typically leave the camera in P mode with a few good "auto" options and she goes to town with it. [more inside]
posted by Highest_Of_Fives on Jun 5, 2012 - 6 answers

How can I spent my $500 technology grant?

What camera or lens can I get for $500 and enjoy the most? [more inside]
posted by bonheur on May 30, 2012 - 17 answers

I Feel Pretty Oh So Pretty...or is it something else?

How concerned should I be about my teenage daughter's obsession with taking pictures of herself? [more inside]
posted by daydreamer on May 17, 2012 - 61 answers

Chicago Fuji Battery Charger

I've got a four-hour layover at Chicago O'Hare tomorrow afternoon, during which I'd like to buy a charger and spare battery for my Fuji X100. [more inside]
posted by erikgrande on May 8, 2012 - 12 answers

gorgeous high-res photos of baby vomit

Non-photographer new parents looking for a decent camera to capture their wee one! [more inside]
posted by Theta States on May 8, 2012 - 12 answers

Where can I get a camera lens serviced in NYC?

What are some good camera repair places in New York City? [more inside]
posted by Stynxno on May 7, 2012 - 5 answers

What is a good introductory 16mm film camera for someone aspiring to shoot feature films?

What is a good introductory 16mm film camera for someone aspiring to shoot feature films? [more inside]
posted by dr handsome on May 5, 2012 - 14 answers

RIP, My 16.1 Mp Friend?

Drove a car over my brand new Nikon Coolpix S8200. Can I give it the Heimlich? [more inside]
posted by youandiandaflame on May 4, 2012 - 7 answers

Looking for a rugged camera

For the first time in YEARS I’m in a position to get my brother a great birthday/holiday/etc gift. He wants a nice camera that can withstand his outdoorsiness – what should I be looking for? [more inside]
posted by Signed Sealed Delivered on Apr 27, 2012 - 4 answers

Best tripod for document scanning plus occasional outdoor use?

What tripod should I get for 95% document photography (think DIY book scanner) and 5% optional outdoor photography of wildlife and buildings? [more inside]
posted by kristi on Apr 26, 2012 - 8 answers

How do I re-create the broken camera/video camera effect on this video?

How do I re-create the broken camera/video camera effect on this video? [more inside]
posted by rinsemedown on Apr 23, 2012 - 2 answers

Foscam+AirportExtreme=MeInsane

For the love of God how do I get my foscam ip camera to work over the internet via my airport extreme? [more inside]
posted by IzzeYum on Apr 18, 2012 - 7 answers

Camera for student going to China

My little pumpkin will be studying abroad in China this Summer. What is a good small camera that we can get for her without spending more than $200?
posted by sandra194 on Apr 18, 2012 - 9 answers

Looking for Versatile Camera Recommendations

What's the best micro 4/3 (or similar format) camera for my needs on the market right now (or soon-to-be-released)? [more inside]
posted by syzygy on Apr 18, 2012 - 34 answers

What is a good entry-level DSLR camera model in 2012?

I used Canon point-and-shoot cameras before my first DSLR camera, a Nikon D80, which just broke down. I'm interested in getting a new DSLR camera. [more inside]
posted by remi on Apr 17, 2012 - 9 answers

Lights, Camera, Action

Help me buy Canon lenses without breaking the bank. [more inside]
posted by theobserver on Apr 13, 2012 - 28 answers

Droid 4 Camera Quality & Third-Party Apps

Upgrading my phone: I'm debating a Droid 4, but I'm a bit nervous about the mediocre reviews of the camera. Will a third-party camera app improve the photo quality? [more inside]
posted by soleiluna on Apr 5, 2012 - 12 answers

Using office computers as security cameras

I have an open-plan office full of computers, about 75% Macs. We're considering putting in security cameras with a DVR. It seems to me that with all these computers (and a bunch of spares, at that) we could do this with what we have instead of paying a security company for dedicated hardware. What can I use to coordinate multiple webcams and do security-DVR-type stuff with them?
posted by mendel on Mar 30, 2012 - 9 answers

Digital camera for non-photog to take giant, awesome photos?

Best high-megapixel, high-zoom camera for the photography-challenged to take on wilderness vacation? [more inside]
posted by amber_dale on Mar 21, 2012 - 11 answers

Need help choosing between Nikon 5100 and 7000

I have a Nikon D50. I am looking for an upgrade and am having a hard time choosing between D5100 and D7000. Would love to have your recommendation. Details inside. [more inside]
posted by justlooking on Mar 19, 2012 - 15 answers

How do you know when to use your cheaper point and shoot instead of the more expensive dslr?

When you go out, how do you know when to use your cheaper point and shoot instead of the more expensive dslr? [more inside]
posted by enroute888 on Mar 10, 2012 - 12 answers

Faulty Nikon D80: repair or upgrade with new lens?

I have a faulty Nikon D80 with two superb lenses. What model is its natural successor, and what is the best quality lens I can get bundled with it? [more inside]
posted by 0bvious on Mar 8, 2012 - 19 answers

What to do with a sandy digital camera?

People who know about cameras, or who have had this experience - what should you do with a digital camera that gets sand in it? [more inside]
posted by two or three cars parked under the stars on Mar 1, 2012 - 12 answers

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