I happened to see that an old mate of mine who's editor of Which Camera? magazine had given a cheap little model the accolade of Digital Camera of the Year. So I bought one just to practice.
On a comparison shopping channel called www.unbeatable.co.uk
where I picked it up it cost under 50 quid and that included a USB cable, manipulation software and a carrying case.
It's the size of a credit card and, for posting pics on the web, it seems to do the biz. To try it out I have been snapping away during Magellan Alpha's change of engine. The snaps are in the gallery. have a butcher's...
Oh, this neat little do-dah is called the Jenoptik JD 350 Entrance.