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Old Oct 9, 2010, 3:12 PM   #1
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Default SX30IS and FZ40

No FZ40 shots today but took the SX30 out for some bug hunting.

Got a picture of a katydid laying eggs in a papyrus stem.

So far I still think the FZ40 shows better color and detail. I still haven't gotten the setting yet to match the colors of the FZ40.
Also in the direct sunlight the LCD and EVF and not as vibrant as the FZ40.

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Old Oct 9, 2010, 4:31 PM   #2
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Clint - I agree that your FZ40 shots are better. These still look a bit flat to me. The subject doesn't pop out of the screen like your FZ photos.

Very cool looking bug, though.
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Old Oct 9, 2010, 5:50 PM   #3
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Old Oct 9, 2010, 8:53 PM   #4
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Clint, all the shots are against the strong sunlight. Have you tested FZ40 in similar condition? I like the third shot - I would have turned my camera vertical for all these.
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Old Oct 9, 2010, 9:48 PM   #5
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i think some of the pop is a result of the lighting, actually i dont think, its quite obvious actually.

i saw some of the posts another member posted from the sx30, and it showed in my opinion very good contrast and color, and quite clean.

i would say based on images i have seen as far as image quality goes, i would say that individual shooting conditions would have a greater impact than any differences between the 2 cameras. i think they are highly competitive with each other, pick the 1 whos features fit your needs. i think in the end that statement will be the one that falls out of this. which is actually quite a good thing.
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