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Is the EX1/TL500 OK for my tech-clumsy mother?

Started Apr 9, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Is the EX1/TL500 OK for my tech-clumsy mother?
In reply to cinemascope, Apr 10, 2012

These high end compacts are not a camera to be bought by someone on behalf of someone else. If the person is unable to choose the camera themself without assistance they should go for a camera built to be easy to use such as a Canon Ixus. It might be an idea to avoid a camera with RAW to ensure you are getting a camera designed for simple use. Also avoid high mega pixel cameras (over 12mp) as these usually struggle in difficult lighting conditions which is another reason to go for Canon.

cinemascope wrote:

Thanks! It seems the EX1 is really quirky and indeed not a good option.

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