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I'm selling more and more stuff over the internet and feel its time to step up and buy a real camera, My first dedicated camera! Never had one, always had a camera phone or similar device and my photo's reflect this. I don't need a fancy camera with lots of options. Point and shoot really, I do plan on trying to learn how to take the best possible photo's(lighting and angle's) I can. The budget is about $100 USD. I might be able to up the budget to $140-150 range if need be, but cheaper is better. When I improve my skills I will invest in a "proper" camera.

Only two things I really care about are that its not a used camera(I want a warranty) and the ability to turn the flash on/off.. My mom's camera has nothing but auto flash and it sucks.
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At that price point they generally perform similarly. I would suggest a Canon ELPH 300 if you can get it. It's on clearance at Staples for $100.
    
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At that price point they generally perform similarly. I would suggest a Canon ELPH 300 if you can get it. It's on clearance at Staples for $100.

ok, I'll look around if they all perform similar, Cannont find that Canon for less than $199 at stables.com frown.gif
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ok, I'll look around if they all perform similar, Cannont find that Canon for less than $199 at stables.com frown.gif

+1 for the ELPH 300. I got one from Best Buy this past Xmas for $148.00 inc case and 4 gb memory card. It is a great point and shoot for the money. If you can find a deal on one you won't be disappointed
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It's clearance in store only. So you have to go there physically and check.
    
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It's clearance in store only. So you have to go there physically and check.

Got ya, I'll stop by tomorrow after work. Thanks.
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