Canon SX30 - any thoughts?

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Canon SX30 - any thoughts?

Postby Reschsmooth on Mon Sep 19, 2011 1:38 pm

Folks, a mate of mine is going o/s and saw this camera at duty free and wanted some thoughts. I have none and wondered if anyone here has any? cheers PS: I have steered him towards the G12 which appears to be at a similar price point.
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Re: Canon SX30 - any thoughts?

Postby aim54x on Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:54 am

Once a compact, always a compact. This camera was quite a standout in the superzoom category until the competition caught up. Not a bad camera but dont expect the same image quality as the G12.
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Re: Canon SX30 - any thoughts?

Postby surenj on Tue Sep 20, 2011 8:34 pm

Patrick,

This might be a useful review
http://www.cnet.com.au/canon-powershot- ... 306000.htm

Time to first shot is 2.3 seconds!! It's probably that whopping zoom lens moving into position. :roll:
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Re: Canon SX30 - any thoughts?

Postby zafra52 on Fri Sep 23, 2011 9:46 pm

http://www.members.optusnet.com.au/~zafra52/IMG_1921.jpg
http://www.members.optusnet.com.au/~zafra52/IMG_3227.jpg
http://www.members.optusnet.com.au/~zafra52/IMG_0765.jpg
http://www.members.optusnet.com.au/~zafra52/IMG_3254.jpg
All of these were taken with SX 30, it is very good, compact, a very large
zoom and easy to carry. It might not be to everybody's taste, but is it is
for me and my pocket.
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