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Old 08-29-2016, 07:39 PM
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Going on month long honeymoon. Need a camera

Hey guys. Getting married in 5 days. Then leaving for Europe for 4 weeks. Norway, Croatia, Germany and then Poland.

We looked at some DSLR's but they are too bulky. I think point and shoot is more what we need. We looked at some tough cameras that are waterproof and shock proof but some friends told me they are not the greatest.

We did have a fuji waterproof camera but we are pretty dissapointed in its quality so we are not buying a fuji product. My mom has an old Cannon Camera that has been great so I think canon would be a great brand.

Any recommendations? Hoping some camera gurus are here
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Old 08-29-2016, 08:55 PM
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Old 08-29-2016, 09:00 PM
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Old 08-29-2016, 09:03 PM
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Do you know how to use a DSLR - familiar with shutter speed/ISO/aperture, focusing modes, etc? If you are, there is a set of advanced compacts that do a good job in all sorts of situations including long exposures etc. One on my shopping list is the Canon G7X MK2. I shoot with a Canon 7DII most of the time and have an older S95 compact that would be replaced by the G7X MK2.

Otherwise, you may be looking for a really good camera that shoots the best on auto mode most of the time. Which way are you leaning?
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Old 08-29-2016, 11:01 PM
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I have a backpack full of cameras, the point and shoot comes out the most.

DSLR only for action shots on the water
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Old 08-29-2016, 11:22 PM
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Best of both worlds check out the mirrorless camera setups.


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Old 08-30-2016, 07:16 AM
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It's a shame you don't want to buy Fuji, the X series system cameras are stunning.

I had an older version of the Nikon P900 and again, really good camera, light etc, I was that impressed with it I bought my sister one for when she went travelling around Italy for a couple of months - I got one with normal AA batteries in it for her as she was camping & hosteling so could never be sure of a powersource
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Old 08-30-2016, 09:07 AM
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Ditto on the mirrorless, check out Olympus OM-D E-M10 MK II, not as bulky as the DSLR's with the benefit of interchangeable lens when you need it. Their 500mm lens is tiny compared to the one on my Nikon D300S DSLR.
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Old 08-30-2016, 09:11 AM
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I am still back at the 4 week honeymoon!
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Old 08-30-2016, 09:59 AM
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My wife has been a pro photographer for years, while we use Canon gear, I would recommend Sony! The a6000 is a great camera to get you started and you'll use it after the honeymoon!

I don't keep up with the industry much anymore but here's a great site to get you started

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