I already have a camcorder, but I wanted to get a digital camera to take superb pictures. So, I recently bought the FujiFilm FinePix S700 from "Wally World", Wal-mart for $220. Yes, I have seen this camera online for a little cheaper, but I didn't want to wait for shipping. This camera does everything you need for a reasonable price. Technology is moving so fast these days, it's not worth it to buy a top-of-the-line SLR digital camera, so I got something close to it.
Here are the specs:
Delivers detailed pictures that can be enlarged up to 16" x 20"
Furnish more than three times the power of a typical 3x optical zoom so you can perfectly frame even distant subjects
Let you choose how to compose your shots and plays them back
Ensures blur-free shots by minimizing the effects of inadvertent camera shake or subject movement
Enable you to be more imaginative when taking shots from .4 inch to infinity
Provide creative options for taking eye-catching photos with accurate color
Captures video in the AVI format at 30 frames per second with audio
Gives you the option of using SD memory cards or xD-Picture cards
Digital Viewfinder for times when you cannot see the LCD clearly due to sunlight.
Multiple scene options such as manual, macro, portrait, night scene, landscape, natural light or anti-blur
Special Feature: This camera also has continuous shooting, hold a button and snap multiple shots like a pro.