RE: [Birding-Aus] Advice on first camera

To: 'Harold Schranz' <>, John Brown <>
Subject: RE: [Birding-Aus] Advice on first camera
From: Peter Shute <>
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2015 03:18:25 +0000
I've heard the "step too far" comment before. I'm wondering if the SX60 is as 
good as the SX50 when only zoomed out to the SX50's maximum zoom. Apparently it 
has a higher resolution viewfinder, and my experience with the Canon S3 is that 
that is a very valuable thing. Sometimes just finding the bird in the 
viewfinder can be a challenge with an electronic viewfinder, a disadvantage I 
forgot to mention earlier.

Peter Shute

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Harold Schranz 
> Sent: Monday, 21 September 2015 11:33 AM
> To: John Brown
> Cc: Peter Shute; Sonja Ross; Steve Read; COG List; Birding-aus
> Subject: Re: [canberrabirds] RE: [Birding-Aus] Advice on first camera
> I'd highly recommend the Canon SX50HS (if you can still find
> it); the SX60HS is said to be a step too far.

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