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Digital Cameras

Post by pixelfrog » Nov 26 2002 12:00 pm

Hi All,

I'm finally gonna get a digital camera, :D :D but not quite sure what kind yet. Can anyone recommend a good hiking/backpacking digital camera that can take the trail and is 3 megapixels? Also I will want to boost the memory up quite a bit.

Thanks in Advance!

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Re: Digital Cameras

Post by big_load » Feb 07 2014 9:23 pm

@Widowmaker There are Android apps with the capability you're looking for. They're not created equal, and I haven't surveyed them in enough depth to recommend one, but I think what you're looking for is out there. (The only one I have any experience with AlpineQuest, and I've only used the most basic features).

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Post by The_Eagle » Feb 07 2014 10:08 pm

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Re: Digital Cameras

Post by big_load » Feb 07 2014 10:14 pm

I really should give it a try.

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Post by nonot » Feb 09 2014 7:55 pm

Anything that outputs gps coordinates in less than 30 seconds is either caching the PN code timing from an earlier GPS lock, or is always maintaining lock, just not tagging your photos when you turn it "off". GPS receivers "cold start" times are longer because they refer to the average time it takes to lock when you turn it on and the cached PN code timing data is no longer valid for the current signals it is receiving.
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Re: Digital Cameras

Post by RowdyandMe » Feb 09 2014 8:57 pm

@big_load
Well I am still trying to make it work
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Post by RowdyandMe » Feb 09 2014 9:06 pm

@big_load
It keeps asking me to login and when I do it keeps telling me incorrect login try again. I have done this over a dozen times with the same results :? Help
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Post by big_load » Feb 09 2014 9:07 pm

Widowmaker wrote:@big_load
It keeps asking me to login and when I do it keeps telling me incorrect login try again. I have done this over a dozen times with the same results :? Help
Which one are you using?

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Post by RowdyandMe » Feb 09 2014 9:16 pm

@big_load
I have a galaxy S3
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Post by big_load » Feb 09 2014 9:32 pm

Widowmaker wrote:@big_load
I have a galaxy S3
What app are you using, or are you trying to get at the Google store?

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Post by RowdyandMe » Feb 09 2014 9:57 pm

@big_load
I'll give it a try tomorrow. Joe got me login of course it was my fault Left out the only capital letter on my login name :lol:
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Post by big_load » Feb 09 2014 10:03 pm

@Widowmaker
OK, good luck!

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Re: Digital Cameras

Post by Bradshaws » Mar 08 2016 6:21 pm

I'M SO EXCITED!!! :GB: I've finally bought a KILLER CAMERA! I bought the Nikon P610 :D I was just wandering if anyone has used this camera and if so, how did (or do) you like it? I was also curious if anyone has used the UV and polarize filter that can be used with this camera and what do you think of them? :y: Sorry to say it... But..."Watch out! Here come more bird pics" :lol:
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Post by outdoor_lover » Mar 08 2016 7:04 pm

It's similar to the one I use except it has a few more Features and of course, more Zoom.... :D I think you already know how I feel about mine. As far as the Filters go, the Polarizer will come in Handy at Times. Cutting Glare on Water and Fall Colors and making your Sky Bluer, but for the Sky Shots especially, you have to be careful where the Sun is in relation to you or you'll get two different Colored Skies.... UV Filters really aren't used anymore except as Protection for Lenses. I haven't heard of anyone slapping on a UV Filter to actually use it as a Filter anymore. That seemed to be more Important with Film Cameras...
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Post by Bradshaws » Mar 08 2016 7:29 pm

Outdoor Lover wrote: My Best Advice is to actually Read the Manual and learn that Camera inside and out and what all it can do for you. Have Fun! :D
Oh yes! I will be reading the manual and I've also ordered a 250 page book just for the P610 :lol:
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Post by AZLumberjack » Mar 09 2016 4:10 pm

I'll bet you get a lot more use out of this than just a bunch of bird pics..... :)
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Post by New2hyk » Mar 13 2016 9:07 pm

@BradshawsIs it coolpix? Mine is coolpix 600.

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Post by Bradshaws » Mar 14 2016 7:35 am

@New2hyk Yes, it's the Coolpix p610 :D So far, I love it but it will take some getting used to ;)
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Post by New2hyk » Mar 14 2016 9:08 am

@BradshawsI love mine. It is light and nice zoom. But at extreme zoom, there is lot of noise. Have to hold breath when I take a picture and still manage to only get legs or head...lol. Enjoy.

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Post by Jim_H » May 22 2016 6:37 am

I bought a Canon Power Shot ELPH 350 HS last night. Seems impressive over my old Power Shot A 550, but 9 years later it ought to be. Get ready for the same image, but slightly different, to be posted over, and over, and over, but with more pixels!
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Re: Digital Cameras

Post by xthine » Aug 31 2016 10:00 am

3 MP camera..things have certainly changed a lot since 2002. :D

I use a SonyA6000. I'd say it's pretty good to take out on the trails. Lighweight slim profile, i use the stock lens. It's clipped to my backpack so no extra bags needed or taking the camera in and out of the bag for a quick snap.

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