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[Buying Advice] Photo Camera for around €100-150 (200$?)

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Hi everyone!

I'm looking into buying a new photo camera soon, but I don't even have a clue on what to buy.
I just don't want to get tricked into buying a 20MP camera that shoots crappy shots.

Main uses:
  • Photographing my rig's and projects (Sometimes less bright environments)
  • Outside (mainly nature: Landscapes as well as close-up)

It does NOT have be small / compact.

Since I'm on a limited budget, I'm seriously looking into buying a second hand camera.

Note: I'm from Belgium, so I CAN'T order from Amazon / Newegg.

I've been looking online and found this: Nikon Coolpix L100
But after looking up some prices, €120 does not seem to be a bargain.

Thanks in advance!
 
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Please don't bump threads after 5 hours per forum rules.

Also, the reason you didn't get alot of responses is because you are asking for a very specific set of parameters that (likely) not many people that regular these forums can meet -- while we can suggest cameras, the primary problem is that the people that regular these forums may not be able to provide useful information because they aren't from Belgium and thus have no experience in the cost of gear, the used gear market, etc, in Belgium. Knowing that 100-150 euros is $200 is okay but what we don't know is the used gear market there. That, unfortunately, is something you'll need to do some digging on.

The photography forum will be much better versed to answer technical questions about gear that you have (or want) or about photography in general. We can offer suggestions for purchases, but the majority of the people that actively participate in discussions are from the US or North America.
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Originally Posted by MistaBernie View Post

Please don't bump threads after 5 hours per forum rules.

Also, the reason you didn't get alot of responses is because you are asking for a very specific set of parameters that (likely) not many people that regular these forums can meet -- while we can suggest cameras, the primary problem is that the people that regular these forums may not be able to provide useful information because they aren't from Belgium and thus have no experience in the cost of gear, the used gear market, etc, in Belgium. Knowing that 100-150 euros is $200 is okay but what we don't know is the used gear market there. That, unfortunately, is something you'll need to do some digging on.

The photography forum will be much better versed to answer technical questions about gear that you have (or want) or about photography in general. We can offer suggestions for purchases, but the majority of the people that actively participate in discussions are from the US or North America.

Sorry for the bumb redface.gif

Hmm okay.
I'll start looking for a Belgian Photography forum ;-)
 
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Just to clarify - not trying to get rid of you, but the amount of useful information you'll find here for this particular question may not be up to par.
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