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What is a good digital camera for taking pictures of paintings to post on the internet?

I would like to purchase a digital camera that is as uncomplicated as possible, but still takes good quality pictures of oil/watercolor paintings to post on the internet.

Asked By: pretoria - 2/5/2007
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For posting pictures on a website, you don't need gobs of megapixels. That's marketing hype. In fact, if you do just the slightest bit of research on it, you'll realize that today's ultra-high megapixel cameras suffer from highlight clipping, and reduced dynamic range, which would actually negatively affect your goal... More
Answered By: Driveshaft - 2/5/2007
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The higher the resolution the better. 5 megapixles or better at the highest resolution. Also, check your local laws about what is legal for your application.
Answered By: ZORG - 2/5/2007
 
Kodak is the best digital out there, But I have HP and it works for me! What really matters is the printer, you have to have good photo paper and a printer that works well with what picture you've taken!
Answered By: deegarry - 2/5/2007
 
Sony Mavica with a floppy or a Fuji Film s3500 fine pix.
Answered By: SGT. D - 2/5/2007
 
I use Nikon Coolpix 7600. You can vary the settings for whatever you want to compose.
Answered By: ATIJRTX - 2/5/2007
 
Please forget all the high mega-pixel talk unless you want people to spend 5 minutes uploading a picture that is 4 times bigger than the computer screen. For the internet you need to drastically reduce your settings to make pictures fit on the screen. A full screen is usually less than one megapixel, so buy any camera... More
Answered By: Steve71 - 2/5/2007
 
for around $130.00 sony dsc-s600 take pics without flash in a bright room
Answered By: TomTom - 2/5/2007
 
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