what digital camera will take good quality shots i

  pine stripper 14:08 07 Jul 2003
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What is the best digital camera for taking pictures indoors, I want to take photos of large objects like wardrobes, to sell on the internet and cannot find, any thing that will take a bright clear shot,all the photos are too dark, I always end up having to take a photo out side or enhancing the picture on my pc.

  hssutton 14:58 07 Jul 2003

Most digital camera's will do what you want. the area you will have to look into is lighting. have you considered buying a builders Halogen lamp, the type that stands on a tripod, you can buy these for around £25 click here

  pj123 17:07 07 Jul 2003

Any camera with 1.3 megapixels should be good. I have a 2.00 megapixel camera and I get good pictures. the main thing is don't get too close and switch off the automatic flash. if it is still too dark use a programme like paint shop pro (or others) and adjust it.

  Lead 17:31 07 Jul 2003

Best digital camera?

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  Lead 17:33 07 Jul 2003

(Does that link work?)

  Deano68 18:14 07 Jul 2003

lead, yes it does! nice camera, think i'll buy two! lol

  nyx2k 18:29 07 Jul 2003

ive just got a cheap jenoptic jdc2.1 for 80 [pounds from asda and im really suprised how clear the images are especially inside and the best thing is at asda you get at least 2 yrs guarentee and they always honour thier word

  ColinD 18:58 07 Jul 2003

Try Canon A70. 3.2Meg pixels, but look at extra lighting or slave flash

  Stuartli 19:50 07 Jul 2003

If you are only photographing items of the size of wardrobes and similar furniture items, then a straightforward 2MP digital camera, perhaps with a 3x zoom, and a good in-built flash will be perfectly sufficient.

You will have to ensure that you don't face the item being photographed head-on, otherwise the shiny surface will be reflected in the image.

Best thing is to go to somewhere like Jessops and try out the various models - it will be easy to work out which camera is most suitable, especially with regard to flash output.

  Stuartli 19:52 07 Jul 2003

Lead's suggestion was that daft - there are some of the more expensive digital cameras from top brand names that will use their own film SLR lenses and equipment - in that case all you would need is the digital camera body version.

  Stuartli 19:53 07 Jul 2003

... that should read "wasn't that daft"...:-)

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