Originally Posted by mikeyis4dcats.
I have a 3100 I haven't gotten to use very much. IMHO, you still want a small P&S to carry around for "good but quick" shots. Stuff you want better than a cell phone pic, but don't want to lug the camera bag.
for this more $ one, we want it for vacations, kids parties etc; photo opprotunistic type envrionments.
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