Wednesday, November 14, 2007

DSLRs versus Point and Shoot

I have been using a compact point and shoot digital camera and I would like to upgrade to a DSLR camera. I like having both because I do feel they compliment each other and each suited for different situation. My preference in terms of quality of shots is with the DSLR but for convenience the point and shoot sometimes wins out.
DSLR is generally more expensive thus I would only invest when am financially stable. It could be somewhere before June 2008, happens that I voluntarily offered free photography services for someone's wedding, as a start...
On 2004, I bought my second digital camera and has been using it since then. Unfortunately, few weeks ago, I accidentally dropped the camera and now it doesn't work anymore. The problem was stuck lens. The camera housing is also all scratched up.
Considering that later on I'd invest on a DSLR, how would I solve the digital camera dilemma?

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Canon EOS 400D

Should I pay RM480 0r RM780 (installment of brand new lens -RM480 and housing - RM300) for this old lady OR

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Sony DSC P150

Should I just forget the old lady and go for this cute little birdie?

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