I used to have a good little digital camera which I used for photos on my blog. It was a nice touch-screen gadget, but after a bounce or two on the ceramic tile floor, “it no worky good.” When I looked for a replacement, I thought I’d better myself and went for a bigger Nikon–not one of those PROfessional type ones, but definitely too big for a jeans pocket. I like the Nikon (P100); I even took a class to learn a bit more. Even so, I missed having a camera I could carry with me anywhere, and, I just use my cell phone as a phone. I know it can take photos, but I’ve never been into using it that way. So, I’ve been hankering for awhile for another small camera.
The other day Best Buy had an online sale, and I saw this Kodak M532 would be coming down to $59.99 that night. There’s a Best Buy store just down the road, so I decided to go there to check out the instore pricing, but they don’t stock that camera; however, cameras with similar specs of other brands were significantly higher, so when 12:00 AM came around, I hit the “buy” button.
This afternoon, after doing some other running-around (yeah, I still have a few vacaction days left), I spied the small box on my front porch, where the UPS driver had left it. Multi-tasker, I am not, but I opened the box as I munched on a late KFC combo (late–I mean the time, not as in “dead”), all the while trying to keep track a break-up lawsuit on The People’s Court (I’ve got to get my fill of daytime TV before I go back to work).
When dog-walk time came, I got Annie leashed up for our usual walk around then neighborhood and stuck the little Kodak in my pocket. On the way, I took a few shots, and here are the results. Though, the small lens does have some limitations, I like the clarity of the pictures. For 60 bucks, this camer was a good buy, maybe not best buy, though I did buy it at Best Buy. (Yeah, lotsa people get a little punchy at midnight, which is what it is right now.)
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