Need you guys' recommendation input.. ..ok guys, need some inputs/recommendations from all of you photography studs out there(ie. kwun, red00ecstrat, Cheung, bluejeff, storkbill, Loh).. I'm looking into purchasing either a compact/point and shoot digicam or an SLR-like in the near future, for the main purpose of shooting actions pics(yes, badminton as one of them). But I don't really want to go the SLR route(i know they're ideal to have, but personally it's too pricey for me and i won't be doing many of them). Just want to have one that is sufficient for these kinds of events yet a general usage digicam at the same time. But not sure which feature(s) should i look for. Should i prioritize: 1. MP(megapixels)?? 2. Shutter speed?? 3. or something else The 2 compacts i'm looking at are either Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 and Canon PowerShot S3 IS. Both are 6.0MP+ and both have the tele range i'm looking for(300+mm). I don't know much abt the former's model Panasonic/Lumix. But the latter offers more shutter speed capability(up to 1/3200), but it weighs a bit heavier. How abt batteries?? Should i go for reg. AA NiMH or Lithium ones??.. thanks guys for all your suggestions..