[Nottingham] Digital cameras & Christmas!

Andrew Beale m1eai at mac.com
Mon Nov 17 20:00:12 UTC 2008

On 17 Nov 2008, at 19:47, Martin wrote:

> Folks,
> OK... So I'm bewildered with the digi-camera choice and wild range of
> prices...

No crap, my choice has been to take whats on offer at amazon (end of  
line stuff etc)  it work well for a simple point and click person like  

> ;3: £500 or so DLSR, with "LiveView", and good in low light for such  
> as
> astronomy.

Thee BBC Sky at night magazine recommends the the Canon EOS 350D for  
the under 500 quid market although there top range one is a Hutech- 
modfied cannon 40DH at £1249.  That has had the internal filters   
changed for better response in true and near infra red (if I am  
reading the article right)

Andy Beale
m1eai at mac.com

Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as  
false, and by the rulers as useful. - Seneca the Younger

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