Ricoh Caplio R5

Announced Aug 24, 2006 •
7 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 28 – 200 mm (7.1×)
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Hello everyone, I've been usiing a Fujifilm HS30 for the past year. Just to get the feel of photography. Now I would like to upgrade. I can get a D5100 with 18-55mm VR lense, 55-200mm VR lense, 2 x batteries, some filters, and a bag for R5000 ($500). My question is : Is there any flaws on the camera that I sould be on the lookout for? I know the X-S1 had orb issues in the beginning. Does the D5100 have anything bad going for it? I did some research and could not find anything. Please help....
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Hi! My brother has suggested I replace my broken Ricoh Caplio R5 with a Panasonic TZ30 (or TZ20). You can tell the sort of thing I take photos of from my flickr pages: http://www.flickr.com/photos/10343735@N08/ and http://www.flickr.com/photos/43354707@N02/ - namely waves, surfers, streetscenes, architecture, architectural details, countryside, weather etc.  I take a fair number of photos in overcast/gloomy conditions, indoors or at sunrise/sunset or in other low light levels, so the camera...
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Hello All- I'm fortunate to be going to the Peruvian Amazon and Galapagos islands for a few weeks.  This will be my first trip with the D600 to a hot/humid/wet climate. I'm really not sure what precautions I should take for "waterproofing" the camera/lens as I'm out and about in the jungle.  Has anyone had any experience here, and if so can you tell me what worked for you? I'm also looking to replace my Black Rapid R5 strap with something else before the trip.  I don't like the single...
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