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Today I am digging into my before DRSL days. After many years with no great photographic interest or activity, the bug bit. This shot, taken on an HP point and click, in B&W, was the beginning of a journey resumed. I love this shot, the quality is poor and I wish I could re-shoot it but it was a turning point for me and a special moment.

I loved the strong sunlight and shadows in the interior of Angkor Wat and had been taking snaps of the play of light and shade. Turned a corner and saw this man sweeping. Perfect moment!

Now I'm looking for advice. I would like to invest in a good quality compact camera. Too many photo opportunities are lost because of the full frame I have to lug about. I would like something for street scenes and those situations where speed and decisiveness are essential. Can anyone recommend something with a good sensor, very good lens quality (can be a fixed zoom or interchangeable lenses) , the ability to shoot in RAW and with the ability to set shutter speed, aperture, full manual or auto. I love my Nikon but I want something to carry in my handbag or pocket!

This photograph is copyright of Rosemary Walden - © Rosemary Walden 2012. All rights reserved. Any redistribution or reproduction of the image in any form is prohibited. You may not, except with my express written permission, copy, reproduce, download, distribute or exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system

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