[OM] Re: Interesting outdoors/underwater p/s : stylus1030

Subject: [OM] Re: Interesting outdoors/underwater p/s : stylus1030
From: Gordon Ross <gordross@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 05 May 2008 08:24:46 -0600
Hi Jon:

I can't offer much in comparative terms as I bought the 1030SW with  
the idea of using it for TOPE. I am overall pleased with the camera,  
it is tough and versatile, I like the 28 WA and it focuses very close  
to the camera so you can get some interesting shots. The plus of small  
size, really rugged construction, and ease of use the minus are few  
but it is a little slippery and small for my hands (XL). It does take  
credible pictures left to its own devices which is a good thing for a  
P&S- if you don't really want the ruggedness or underwater use then  
you may not appreciate the close to $400 CDN pricetag. Happy hunting.


On 5-May-08, at 7:40 AM, Jon Mitchell wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
> So far I have been reading numerous reviews and looking through some
> online catalogues.  A couple that stood out as possibles were the  
> FE280
> or FE290, and the MJU820 (I think that's the stylus 820 in the US ?).
> Whilst these seem reasonable, a lot of reviews have mentioned shutter
> lag and write-times for all the Oly P&S cameras as being slow.
> OK, so I guess I'm after thoughts and advice, and your experiences  
> with
> what you use.
> Regards,
> Jon

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