"Great camera when it works"1.0 starson by emoryt
Pros: I'm 66 yrs old, the swivel viewfinder works great for low angle shots without having to bend over or squat to get shots of the grandkids. The zoom is excellent, picture quality is satisfactory. Purchased in 1995.
Cons: Lost the viewfinder, no image to look at..the swivel mechanism must somehow electronicly disconnected from the body. Sent it to an authorized repair service in 2008. It gave up again. Same problem. No swivel viewfinders for me again.
Summary: With the exception already noted, this is an excellent camera for an amateur like me...I'm very disappointed it turned out the way it did.