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Best cheap camera for ebay?

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by GamingForever, Jan 31, 2013.

  1. GamingForever

    GamingForever Registered Member

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    I've had users on reddit say to me that I could use a better camera for taking pictures and I'm wondering what camera is good but cheap for taking photos?

    Right now I'm using Samsung H200 camcorder which takes nice shots to me but some photos I do take do come out a little bad if you look closely on them.
    Here's a photo with spot light on http://i.imgur.com/OgJJT5E.jpg (I took it in spotlight because the light is bright on regular which is here http://i.imgur.com/1cqOgx7.jpg

    Anyways, which camera can I get more of a crystal clear look for less than $200? Possibly less than $100.
     
  2. BHopkins

    BHopkins Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Do you have a decent cell phone? Most cell phones take pretty good pictures, good enough for eBay.
     
  3. carlikito

    carlikito Regular Member

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    He's right. You'll be surprise what a little light can do for your pictures. So before you spend extra money, try to use more light on your products, sometimes shooting outdoors will give you great looking pictures. Aim the light source to the front of your item and then turn off your camera's flash.
     
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    BHopkins Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Also, check out some photo blogs. Search, "how to take better cell phone pics" and you'll find some good stuff.
     
  5. GamingForever

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    I have a light in my room on the ceiling plus a light shining right at the object... I thought the pictures looked great but by some it could be better... I learned how to make it pop out more and shine too... This camcorder takes better pics than my smartphone.
     
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    The photo looks fine for selling on eBay. You really don't need anything fancy. Really all you need is the knowledge of how to take professionally-looking photos.
     
  7. partymarty4870

    partymarty4870 Elite Member

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    I wouldn't be too worried.

    Telling people they could use a better camera is one of my spam comments. It sticks really well.
     
  8. Canwestinnovations

    Canwestinnovations Newbie

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    Try any samsung camera or kodak, they generally sell pretty well on ebay. The ST777 from samsung is pretty hot at times.