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Old Oct 27, 2010, 9:11 AM   #11
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Hi Shoturtle, FiveO, Mrpete, Fayyaz

thanks to all of you all for the valuable input...

amazing to see so many knowledgeable people around.

Shoturtle: Others have already given their verdict mostly in favor of SX210 over Sony H55.
What would be your choice if you were to choose one from Sony H55 and SX210 while considering paramaters defined in this thread.

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Old Oct 27, 2010, 9:55 AM   #12
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the sx210 would be my choice between the 2
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Old Oct 27, 2010, 10:46 AM   #13
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thanks Shoturtle!!

does anybody has experience with video quality of these 2 cameras i.e. SX210 and Sony H55? Please share.

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Old Oct 27, 2010, 4:01 PM   #14
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Hi again. Although I haven't used either camera but sx130is has been recommended a no of times in this forum by some senior members who have actually used it and r v pleased with it's results.
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Old Oct 27, 2010, 4:03 PM   #15
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I too considering the feedback and performance would go with the Canon.
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Old Oct 27, 2010, 7:51 PM   #16
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The HX5 I believe has better low light, but it has less detail in a lot of light.
With p&shoots, it's pretty much you pick what you need (zoom, low light, compactness, or whatever) and you give a bit in other areas. The best you could do is the canon g12 is about the optimal balance between all areas.
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Old Oct 27, 2010, 10:23 PM   #17
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in low light they are all about the same to be honest, as they are all 1/2.33 sensor. 800iso it the max.
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Old Oct 28, 2010, 9:48 AM   #18
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I will post some S95 shots later today...the S90 and the S95 actually have 3.8X Zoom not 3.5X...we actually own and use both of them...and shoot them for indoor dinners, museum trips, etc where there is low light...S95 is really a nice camera...and Canon corrected a lot of the user problems that were attached to the S90 making it really nice...
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You will get a lot of input from a lot of people that HAVE NOT even used the cameras they recommend...here is some shots we have taken as we own these cameras and use them...
ZS7 Shots: and it is capable indoors dependant upon the lighting available indoors
http://forums.steves-digicams.com/pa...no-museum.html
http://forums.steves-digicams.com/pa...-colorado.html
http://forums.steves-digicams.com/pa...cro-crops.html
http://forums.steves-digicams.com/pa...d-zoomers.html
S90:
http://forums.steves-digicams.com/ca...sh-museum.html
http://forums.steves-digicams.com/ca...sh-photos.html
http://forums.steves-digicams.com/ca...cape-shot.html
S95:
http://forums.steves-digicams.com/ca...ml#post1160167

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Old Oct 28, 2010, 10:35 AM   #20
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I have briefly used the cameras I reccomend (fz35, g11, or sx30).
The zs7 (and you) seem to have great ability, especially in bright light. However, the differences between superzooms are quite marginalized in bright light.
The only indoor shots I saw by the zs7 were of the dinosaur museum, and it appeared to be pretty well lit. i.e., walmart is technically indoors but it is still about as bright as an overcast day in there; inside a room there is not half as much light.
The other problem is that at the dinosaur exhibit you said you were getting down to 1/3 of a second (or around there). I think it is incredible that you were able to get crisp shots at that slow speed, but that is waaaay to slow to even think about doing pictures of people, which is what most people take pictures of indoors.
I do have to say that you take amazing photos (LOVE the bees). I am just saying that those aren't really low light shots you are showing. And I am sure that any of the cameras reccomended on here will be able to take more than decent pics in bright light. As I said, you can't really go wrong between those, although your photos are certainly a testament to the zs7.



Btw, I would be the first to say that the s90 has better low light capability, but the OP is looking for a superzoom.
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