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Comments about Canon PowerShot Point & Shoot Digital Camera - Black:
I have enjoyed this camera so much that I bought another one this year. I have another SX50HS, bought in 2014 and this one in 2015. and gave my son my SX40HS because I guess three similar cameras would have been too much ...HA! They take wonderful pictures and are as versatile as anyone has the right to hope for.
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from Shohola, PA
I have since used my Canon in Africa, Europe, South America and here in the States. It takes wonderful images, and with the proper technique using a tripod or bean bag - on the long end of the zoom range, my images are sharp. I also found that I need to set the F-stop at 7 to ensure sharp images at the 1,200mm end. I have always enjoyed the freedom the articulating LCD screens allow, especially for Macro work. It really allows you to be creative. The button for starting and stoping video capture at anytime is very convenient. Along with the quick access to exposure compensation and ISO. All necessary for keeping up with changing subjects and situations. The one thing that I wish could be improved upon in a future model is the range in which macro operated in. When dealing with insects, it would be helpful not to have to be right on top of them in order to fill the frame. A much useful working distance would be 4-7", then zooming in. This might be too much to ask from such a long zoom range, but it would be lovely if it could happen. Overall I am very happy with my Canon and look forward to the next model that will bring me from 24-2,000mm.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Have been looking for an easy, point and shoot camera that takes great close-ups and produces good color, even when taking in direct sunlight! This camera has a zoom of 50X, and all the settings you could want, but I put it on automatic, set it, and have gotten the BEST pictures of flowers, birds, butterflies, AND long shots too. It adjusts to everything perfectly -- Hopefully I can keep this camera forever -- thsnks!!!
This is a fantastic camera. I take a ton of pictures and have used many different cameras, SLR and point and shoot. This camera rivals more expensive cameras. The ease of an all in one, the 50x zoom and the advanced controls make this a must have camera.
Great Camera with many Features
from Hersey, Michigan
I was replacing another SLR Camera that I had for a long time and had paid 3x as much for when I bought it. I read a lot of reviews about the SX50 hs camera and compared to other cameras it had very high reviews. Watched some videos on its performance and features before buying this camera. Right out of the box it really surprised me with the quality of photographs it takes and transferring images is a breeze directly from the Memory card. loved the heavy feel of the camera to not like a cheap light weight camera. great photos from very close to long zoom. I Highly recommend this camera for any occasion I think you will be very happy with it. I am 70 years old bought a lot of things in my life
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Love this camera !!
from Boston, Ma.
Photography is a passionate hobby of mine. I have owned Canon cameras for at least 35 years..since my first Canon AE1..I've dealt with carrying around different lenses and filters. This time I wanted a good "all in one " camera. I found it. This camera has an incredible zoom ( a "see the craters on the moon" zoom) and great special effects to play with. The pictures are of excellent quality especially for what is considered a point and shoot camera. I love that it can be either fully automatic or fully manual. It's a nice size and comfortable to hold. I love my SX50 HS.
from Cincinnati, Ohio
I love this camera! It is very easy to use. gets way up close, takes great pics. My friends that have really expensive camera's want to know what I use to get great pictures. Of course it's a Canon!
I love this Camera!
from Craig, Colorado
I am a beginner and the Canon Powershot SX50 was recommended by a professional Photographer I know. I love this camers and I am so please with the pictures I have taken!
Great purchase and value!
By Beginning Birder
from Weatherford, TX
I have been looking for an easy to use camera with a great zoom for documenting my bird sightings. After much researching I decided on the Canon Sx50 HS. It has done exactly what I needed it to do. Pictures are great and it is easy to review photos and to down load photos.
(0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
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from Ballantine, MT
This little camera has all the functions I could have imagined, plus a bunch of other functions I didn't even know existed. It takes fantastic pictures, up close and far away. I'm just getting started with photography, and this camera has definitely put me on the right road to getting good at it. Thanks Canon.
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