|Subject: Re: digital cameras|
Have a look at website http://www.dpreview.com
for listing and review of digital cameras.
I have used a SLR for many years and I wanted to get away from large camera, lenses and film and went to digital. I purchased a Minolta S404 and have found it to be an excellent camera, 4 Meg, 4x optical zoom. I, not on purpose, gave it a drop test onto a concrete road - and it survived. Try that with a SLR. To get by the problem of picture storage look at getting a digital wallet, which is a portable harddrive and will give you unlimited storage, wallets are now available with memory over 20G.