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I am getting seriously addicted to this forum and hope to be able to post some good pics of my new puppy as she grows. Sorry if this is a repeat, I couldn't find old postings on this topic.
It just so happens I kinda almost need a new digital camera, and the puppy may be my excuse to splurge. I've been using a point and shoot Nikon Coolpix for the past 5 or 6 years because it had a decent macro type feature to zoom in on small stuff, which I still need, only better and a little more professional for photographing jewelry. I also want to be able to get some nice "action shots" and great close-ups of the dog.
I aspire to photographs like Lina's....
I'm hoping not to spend over maybe $6-700, but I'm guessing at cost because I stopped into a camera shop, and apparently the type of camera I'm looking for is not a point and shoot, and they started around $500 without extra lenses.
Any recommendations on brands or models? I need something I can grow into that will be reliable, good for hobby photography, macro (small objects) and action shots. Do these cameras do video also? My coolpix does, but I have never used it.
I do like to support local business, but if anyone knows of a good source that is significantly less expensive, I'm all ears....