Awesome digital camera. First and most this camera is perfect from beginner and up. It not only takes great pictures while in action but it's not blurry and the picture comes out crisp. The focus button is great, you just press it once before you take a picture and the picture turns out perfect. It's not really a bulky camera either as it is somewhat lightweight and comes with a strap so you can put it around your neck for the on the go pictures. Performance quick, sharp actions. Battery Life it comes with a rechargeable battery, which is awesome since the battery life is so long. I can take dozens of pictures off and on each and everyday literally for almost a week without the battery needing to be recharged. Plus the charging is very simple and quick too.