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SELFBOW19953
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What type of camera goes hunting with you? As my arms become shorter, I have a hard time using the kind of camera where you look at the screen on the back. Without reading glasses, everything is out of focus. Putting on/taking off glasses with deer nearby is too much movement. SLR type cameras are too bulky to carry.

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SELFBOW19953
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"Somehow, I feel that arrows made of wood are more in keeping with the spirit of old-time archery and require more of the archer himself than a more modern arrow." Howard Hill from "Hunting The Hard Way"

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centaur
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How much do you have to spend. Canon's G12 (or if you can find a G11) has a regular viewfinder along with the LCD screen. They are pricey, but full featured and high quality. I carry a G11 hunting. Their drawback is that they don't have a long telephoto, only a 5x zoom.

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Nikon S9100. Not too big but VERY capable and great battery life. 18X zoom is plenty for most shots. I highly recommend it.

I like this as much as I liked my Nikon FE and F2AS Photomic - but for different reasons. The video capabilities are incredible!

http://reviews.cnet.com/digital-cameras/nikon-coolpix-s9100-black/4505-6501_7-34505807.html

http://www.photographyblog.com/reviews/nikon_coolpix_s9100_review/

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