Summary: Background: I am no professional camera person, but I love to take pictures, especially scenery and interesting shots. I bought this camera in replacement of a Canon A520 that I have had for several years.
Excerpt: Exelent longzoom camera,but need alot of light. Image qalitie is good,however alot of noise reduction is aplied to the pictures even at ISO 64 for close shots,people,objects it is not an problem,but for landscape thads another story.
Summary: If you are not willing to pay for a good quality DSLR then a bridge camera is the best alternative and I think this is one of the best at this price range, I have been using it for a while now and am looking at a DSLR but will be keeping this one as my back up as it is quick easy to use and an...
Summary: I have nothing but praise for the picture-taking quality of this camera but I have an unusual problem with connecting it to my computer for downloading pictures. As soon as connected and switched on the computer displays a window saying that "a USB device has exceeded the power limits of the port...
Summary: I have always wanted an SLR style camera. And this one has given me that chance. So far I have found it quite easy to use and unlike my previous camera a Nikon fine pics the batteries are always usable.
Summary: I have been a freelance photographer using roll film for 30 odd years and with the advent of digital cameras and 'phone cameras decided to retire. It was second nature to compose a picture using a view finder rather than looking at a screen on the back of the camera.
Summary: For the money, this is a great camera. It has the feel of an DSLR but is capable of point & shoot, which makes it very versatile. It doesn't seem to be quite as good a very close-up shots as I thought it might have been, although that could be me, as I am not used to it yet.
Summary: It's a very good Bridge camera for the money. - Picture Quality is Good - Set up is Good - Size is Good The initial camera is good - although better focusing options would have been nice (Sometimes it focuses on the background rather than the subject).
Summary: PLUS: For the the price, this camera fits every thing I need, as for the 15x zoom, is still clear at this range printed out on A4 Glossy paper. Indoors with flash on, soon runs out of chuff over 18 feet!!