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I've been using cannon powershoot cameras for the past 8 years. Recently, i've been buying them, and they either don't focus right, have a hard time taking pictures, or there battery life doesnt last. The quality is not what it use to be for them. Can anyone recommend a digital camera for REO work. We take between 500-800 pictures on a given day. This is the recent camera I bought. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16830120601
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I've been using cannon powershoot cameras for the past 8 years. Recently, i've been buying them, and they either don't focus right, have a hard time taking pictures, or there battery life doesnt last. The quality is not what it use to be for them. Can anyone recommend a digital camera for REO work. We take between 500-800 pictures on a given day. This is the recent camera I bought. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16830120601
I always view digital cameras as disposable because they never seem to last more then about 15,000 pics for me. I generally just buy them from pawn shops. You can get a pretty decent 2 year old camera for like $30, so I just buy them 3 or 4 at a time and then I usually get about 6 months out of that batch. The best part about doing it this way is when I drop one and break it I don't feel bad.
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Throw aways are the best. You can't send hi rez pics anyway. We use sony and the biggest problem is keeping them warm in January.
Acutually, some guys have gone to their cell phones full time.
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Throw aways are the best. You can't send hi rez pics anyway. We use sony and the biggest problem is keeping them warm in January.
Acutually, some guys have gone to their cell phones full time.
We use our iPhones for recurring work. Each handset as a mophie charger case or 2. We still use cameras for big jobs.
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Sometimes you can get great deals on the walmart clearance board in electronics. I got two Sony cybershots for $35/ea about 4-6 months ago. Both are toast already, lens would not come out.

I also bought a nice $350 Nikon. I will say that 3 years later it's still working great, and I have personally dropped it a few times.
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Any Cannon A series with rechargable double A's is what i have used for nearly 4 years. Pick them up for $30 to $40 at the local pawn shops....
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I got two Sony cybershots for $35/ea about 4-6 months ago. Both are toast already, lens would not come out.
Under about 20F and the zooms freeze, causing the plastic gear to strip out and that is that.
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Under about 20F and the zooms freeze, causing the plastic gear to strip out and that is that.

The other issue with Sony is you have to resize all pics as they don't take less than 1.2MP Cannon will take VGA 640x480......
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The other issue with Sony is you have to resize all pics as they don't take less than 1.2MP Cannon will take VGA 640x480......
I always resize mine because I never seem to be able to set that part right, faststone works nicely and plops them into a specified folder for me to work from. The ones I generally avoid are the ones with touchscreens like the new fuju, which is a shame because fuji is one of the only ones that uses the same batteries in most of their cameras. I had a stockpile of like 5 or 6 or them so I could keep a couple fully charged in the glove compartment for an emergency.
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awesome! Thank you for all the fast responses.
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