New Digital Camera

About a year ago, I upgraded from my old Canon A300 to a newer Canon SD550. This was mostly to get higher resolution, and the fact that I hated the rate that the A300 chewed through AA batteries.

A couple of days ago, we went to Houston Camera Exchange, and I ended up coming home with a Canon S3 IS. I had been thinking about picking up a DSLR camera, but in the end I got a high-end point-and-shoot that has a good glass lens and nice optical zoom.

I’m really happy with it so far, and solved the “eats AA batteries” problem by buying two sets of NICd rechargeables and a charger.

You can see some of the initial test shots I took here.

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  1. Hi,
    I am planning to purchase the Canon S3 IS. It is between this and the Canon SD800. I have never used a digital camera and want one that is easy to use, has a good zoom, and most of all takes high quality pictures. Is the Canon S3 IS harder to learn and use? Thanks for your help. Any advice would be appreciated.

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