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Need a camera and have no idea what to look for.

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I need to buy a digital camera and don't really know what to look for. I am looking for something inexpensive ($100 tops) and basic. What do you recommend? Any deals out there this weekend?
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really anything would be good, i prefer nikon, samsung and canon myself, these would probably be two of my top pics.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16830113046
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16830144104
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With almost all cameras at decent resolutions, you really don't need to care about the amount of MegaPixels (MP). Consider:
  • Manual shooting with the ability to shoot with your own ISO, aperture, and shutter speed, disablable flash, etc, are desirable
  • Can shoot in RAW
  • LCD view-ability
  • HAS an optical viewfinder - your LCD WILL be washed out by lighting at a point in time.
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