To the contrary of the other reveiw, I LOVE my Olympus SP-350. The price tag was high, but well worth the investment. The image quality is great, the camera features are great, totally happy with this purchase. To the other reveiwer, I hate to say that your time line simply doesn't make sense since this camera comes with a minimum of a one year warranty. I purchased one for myself and one for my mother as a Christmas gift a few years back. My original Olympus SP-350 did have a problem, and I did have to call Olympus Customer Care. Their rep was great, very knowlegable and helpfull. Olympus replaced my camera no problem. One of the best customer service departments I have ever dealt with. The scene selection feature is great if you need the guidance, and like I said before, picture quality is great. I would totally recommend this camera to someone who really wants their pictures to look great, without taking that next leap into the professional or semi-pro camera realm.