Hi! all. i'm looking for a compact digital camera with hopefully with all or most of the features listed below. using it for shooting faraway items,low light situations. don't wana lug my dslr around for some trips so hope to find a backup compact camera.
1) Manual, Aperture, Shutter, Program modes
2) Can handle low light situation
3) Optical zoom of at least above 10x. 12 to 15 would be good
4) Can adjust focus point manually. i know some nikon coolpix S2500 can use the circular dial to place the focus point. really need this function so that i can
assign the focus point i want.
5) good battery life though not essential
6) looking at the following brands: Olympus, Nikon, Canon, Casio, Fuji film.