stupid camera :(

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stupid camera :(

So we went to a little Halloween Party today. Jeanette dressed up but Mikael didn't want to put on his costume. I thought I would go ahead and enjoy myself instead of being photo mom walking around with my DSLR. Even for snaps I feel like a goof wearing it sometimes. I totally regret it now. I took pictures but with my point and shoot. And either I suck at taking pictures with it since I just bought it this past summer or it's just a bad camera. I miss my Sony Sad the auto function on this new camera of mine sucks big time! Even if there is a teeny bit of light in the room, the flash might not go off. So I go into P mode instead. There is a Manual mode that I haven't really bothered to learn yet. I should have just taken my canon with me! :rolleyes: Stupid me and stupid camera! I got some pictures though and that's the most important thing AND my daughter and I had fun. So did Mikael. Smile We played games, colored, they got some temp. tattoos and lots of candy. It was fun. But gah! My P&S really pisses me off sometimes! It takes really nice quality pictures OUTDOORS in GOOD LIGHT but indoor shots really suck! :-? thanks for letting me vent. It's been bugging me for some time. I think I just need to read the stinkin manual! grr!

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From my experience Sony for cameras suck, I had a P&S and though it had way more settings than my Canon P&S I just like my Canon better. I have never had a DSLR but I could see how a P&S could seem horrible after getting used to one.

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yes I am always disappointed in my P&S pictures. Well I shouldn't say always because some turn out quite good but those are usually the ones that were taken outside in good light Smile I think I just need to figure out my Canon (Powershot SX210 if anyone was wondering) and then maybe I'll start getting the pictures that I want. IN focus and the flash not all weird looking. I really do like my new camera ...it's just that my Sony had clearer images with flash but I think that's only because I actually knew how to use that one more than I do this new one. It's just frustrating sometimes because it's hard taking snapshots anymore. Especially ones with flash. Lol Now that I've had my dslr for awhile ya know?

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that stinks. Sad I feel the same about my P&S. I brought it to gymnastics yesterday, and struggled with getting any decent pictures. They're still on the camera, I haven't fully examined them yet.

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That is frustrating. I find that I get really frustrated lugging my dslr around for snaps, like if it is night time, or there is low/no light. I have to use the on board flash, and the stupid thing can't focus in the dark. Am I missing something?? I've been finding myself dying for a point and shoot!

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i have the same problems for in the dark shots and on board flash. I think that's where a speedlight comes in handy Smile but its just something extra to lug around lol It's a bit annoying huh?