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Snazzy snapper

Advantages: Powerful zoom, ease of use, plenty of functions
Disadvantages: Bulky, sometimes the auto focus is out.

...compact camera had packed up on me and so it was time for a new one. Now I like photography but I’m no David Bailey so I wasn’t ready for a SLR camera but I did want a flexible camera for a wide range of shots, enter the Pentax Espio ...

ian.grist 11.11.2002 · Read full review
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Does any other compact have this zoom?

Advantages: 200 mm zoom, good design and looks
Disadvantages: Pictures can on occasions lack sharpness, can be difficult to use

I have owned Pentax zoom camera's for a number of years. I bought the Pentax 200 as a replacement for my previous camera which had been stolen on a holiday in the Alps. My previous Pentax Espio had had a 150mm zoom and I found for taking close up' ...

newb00ts 06.01.2004 · Read full review
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wow!

Advantages: lovely long zoom; accurate focus and lighting
Disadvantages: no wide angle; quite bulky

200 mm zoom lens in a compact? “I want it… NOW!” was my immediate reaction. But does this combination really work? Or have the physical limitations of a compact camera been stretched a bit too far this time? Well, it works surprisingly well – the passive ...

Murph 16.09.2000 · Read full review
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No film P&S camera will ever have a longer zoom?

Advantages: tight compositions at long distances
Disadvantages: easy blur at 200mm;dim viewfinder;fat & ugly

...Been out of pixing, but dusted off my 35mm gear recently. Really fell for these new(for me)-fangled Point & Shoot cameras.Got this Pentax 200 for a lowly $31(someone gave it up to go digital?). This camera proves to me that people are jumping the digital ...

litesong 31.08.2004 · Read full review
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Handy,dependable Pentax ZOOM 90 WR

Advantages: Remote control, zoom function, night shoot mode, panorama mode
Disadvantages: film based so you have to wait for the film to be processed before you get to see the pictures

I've had this camera for over ten years now and it has never failed me. This is one of those models that were brought out in the market before the digital cameras, so you can expect great shots even if it is film based. I also have better shots than those ...

anne25penn 13.07.2010 · Read full review
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