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David K

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Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 10/05/2016 at 11:16

Begonias par excellence.

Camera Talk

Posted: 10/05/2016 at 09:40

Thanks, PP.

I would just add that the word 'bridge' emanates from the fact that it is a compromise (bridge) between compact and DSLR cameras. 

Camera Talk

Posted: 10/05/2016 at 09:29

Guernsey Donkey - Re your request for buying a new camera. Without a few relevant facts, you are possibly about to make a very expensive mistake.....the worst case scenario being , having a expensive camera with lots of gizmos  set permanently on auto. Photography is an art and merely buying a high performing camera will by no means guarantee stunning pictures.

Cameras basically fall into three categories: 'point & shoot compact', 'bridge' and 'DSLR' (Digital Single Lens Reflex) 

Compact 'point & shoot' cameras under £100 tend to be simple, no-frills models, that are perfectly capable of taking very good pictures without any extra bells & whistles.

Bridge cameras combine the flexibility of a wide focal range with a small format body. Many offer manual control over exposure (such as with an aperture or shutter priority option), and some allow you to manually focus too, meaning the photographer can take many decisions into their own hands.

DSLR cameras are what many people think of when it comes to advanced photography. They have interchangeable lenses which enable everything from long distance zoom, macro (close-up) portraiture etc.

My advice would be to consider a superzoom bridge camera and join a camera club.


Posted: 09/05/2016 at 19:00

Third time lucky,  serves em right for scrapping the edit facility.


Posted: 09/05/2016 at 18:57


Posted: 09/05/2016 at 18:56

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Posted: 09/05/2016 at 18:53
NoraGW says:

David K - can you answer these questions too?

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 Hi, Nora

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Forum notifications - please take part!

Posted: 09/05/2016 at 17:34

I've received none at all.

Gardeners forum.

Posted: 09/05/2016 at 14:58

Obs - I could be wrong, but I think probably Daniel values the current membership highly and would be concerned by any attempt to lure members away. I don't think he has any problem with posting links in the way we always have.

Gardeners forum.

Posted: 09/05/2016 at 09:29

Rosemummy.....I think the consensus is to be patient and give them a chance to put things right.  

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