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Old Feb 24th, 2004, 09:22 AM
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thanks jdla for your answer on canopy tours. safari sounds like a good one.
another questions. we plan on buying a digital camera for this trip. looking at canon A70 or nikon coolpix. we have never had one befoe and don't have a clue on what to look for. there is also an optiva waterproof one. any ideas on what to get for this trip, in general, need for waterproof? thanks!
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Old Feb 24th, 2004, 10:11 AM
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Go to www.photo.net and then to the community section. Search under digital, waterproof, and the name of your destination.
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Old Feb 24th, 2004, 06:29 PM
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Another website to try for ratings on all kinds of cameras is
www.camerareview.com
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cindyjo: I have a Canon A70, which I absolutely love. I took it to Costa Rica last July and it didn't disappoint. My only caution is that I did have a small point of condensation in some of my shots taken at sea around the Osa peninsula - not surprising given the fact that I was, in fact, at sea in a very humid area during rainy season. I'll be taking my A70 back to Costa Rica this July - this time with a waterproof case.
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The Canon A70 has been given rave reviews by all the digicam review sites. For a bit more, you can get the A80, 4 megapixels rather than 3, which allows larger enlargements to be made, and also has a rotating LCD screen which is very handy.

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