Panasonic Lumix FZ8 or Canon S3IS

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  1. isobar

    isobar TPF Noob!

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    Ok, I have narrowed it down to these two camera's, (I think:) I plan on taking pictures at band contests both day and night and football games as well as an occasional trip to Disney World. Which should I choose and why? Thanks in advance. Also if anyone has any pictures taken with either camera please post.
     
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    Being a Canon guy and having heard good things about the Canon S3 I would pick that one. Plus they have a bunch of accessories that will extend the range and allow you to do different things with the camera. I am not so sure about the Panasonic.
     
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    The Panasonic has some accessories as well. My main concern is the noise level in the pictures, I have heard anything about ISO 100 can be bad on the Panasonic. Thanks for the reply.
     
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    I had an S3 IS and the noise was pretty bad. It was probably operator error though. :)

    I think either of these cameras are fine for what you're doing.
     
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    I can never hear enough good stuff about the S series from Canon. Go for it.
     

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