I'm a grandmother that wants to use a camera for mostly pictures of the grandbabies, closeups in my garden of flowers, and shots in bright light around the pool and catching action shots. I know I need image stabilization. I have a printer that accepts an SD card. I want to print photos without having to upload the pictures to the computer. I don't know if there is photo editing like a Picasso or Lightroom that can be within the camera for editing shots on the camera before they go directly to the printer? I also need a large screen as my eyes aren't so good. My budget is only around $450. With this information for my needs and budget, can you offer specific suggestions for the right camera for me? Thank you!
I won't recommend specific products here, but you might actually be looking for a cell phone or a tablet instead of a camera. Most cell phones do not necessarily require you to use them as a cell phone, you can also without a subscription, use them as small, portable computers.
It is relatively easy to find cell phones, or to a certain extent also tablets if you want a larger display, with quite acceptable or good cameras. For these, there are a lot of different photo editing apps, which you can install and use directly on the device. You probably won't find a device with replaceable lenses and zooming capabilities, if present at all, are usually inferior.
It will be very difficult to find a dedicated camera, on which you can install a broad selection of additional software. Many cameras have some kind of image editing functions pre-installed, but the functions are often very limited. Often, you can only manipulate brightness, contrast and colour, crop the image or apply a few effect filters. For the same price, you can however, in general, expect much better optical and image quality from a dedicated camera than from a cell phone or a tablet.
You don't write why you want to avoid transferring the images to a pc and manipulate them there before printing, but if mobility is an issue and you already have a halfways decent cell phone, you do of course also have the option to transfer the images on-the-go from any camera to your cell phone, manipulate the images and then print from there.
Is there photo editing s/w that you can use on the camera... ?
Generally, not unless your camera also happens to be a phone or tablet. Some Sony cameras were able to run apps. However, the functionality now appears to be defunct.
If you need a bona fide camera:
Some cameras have minimal editing features, such as crop and red-eye removal.
Some cameras have built-in raw processing. This allows new JPGs to be generated with different settings.
Some cameras may generate JPGs that you are satisfied with so that no further processing is needed.
Some commercial photo printing kiosks have minimal editing capabilities. I have not encountered such features in consumer printers, but would not be surprised if there are some on the market.
Transfer images to your phone or computer for editing, even though you don't want to.