Bubba54
Contributor Level: Captain

Camera question.

Hey all, I have been carrying two DSLR'S and several lenses for years. I am ready to downsize and looking for a nice point & shoot. I admit I prefer Sony products but am open to anything. I would like a decent zoom range. 

 So well seasoned travelers/cruisers, what do you carry and recommend to a newbie to point and shoots. 

Thanks in advance.

Tags: Photography

14 Answers

BonMike
Contributor Level: Captain

I have a Sony cyber shot that I like, but usually use my cell phone's camera instead.

BDRebel
Contributor Level: Captain

I, too, have migrated to my cell phone camera since I discovered it was smaller, used less battery, and took better pictures more conveniently than my point and shoot.

ctav
Contributor Level: Captain

Cell phone cameras are getting better and the pictures I take with my cell phone are fine for me. 

cruznjan
Contributor Level: Staff Captain

I use my cell phone.

BonMike
Contributor Level: Captain

I wasn't going to even take my camera on our upcoming cruise, and just use my cell phone, but when we are at Maho Beach I think I'd rather use an older camera in case the sand blowing from the aircraft flying just above the beach, ruins it. I'd rather not have to replace my phone.

BrianPaula
Contributor Level: Third Mate

When the larger planes are taking off, the flying sand is an issue.  Maho Beach is beautiful.  I paid more attention to the planes than anything.  I use the Sony cyber-shot when not wanting to lug the Nikon DSLR around.  Enjoy your trip!

BonMike
Contributor Level: Captain

Thanks- we are really excited to be going to see the planes too. We booked the tour through this site and they guarantee getting us back to the ship on time. Sony camera it is , for the day. 

Canon from walmart

20 megapixels

20 op zoom

$120

askeegan
Contributor Level: Cruise Director

I have a nice little Nikon point and shoot that works awesome with 16 mega "pickles"  LOL.  Great camera and decent zoom.  I take it everywhere

AuntPinkie
Contributor Level: Captain

So happy you started this thread.  My Cannon Elph was broken on our cruise and I'm looking for a replacement. i will miss this little camera and hope to find one as good.  As far as using the phone... I put the phone in the safe and leave it there for the cruise, so not an option.Surprised

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