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Old May 6, 2011, 4:43 AM   #1
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I want to by entry level camera and i have selected nIKON
COOLPIX L120 Vs Canon Powershot sx130is. but i am confuse what will be the best for me..

i m interest to take photo like water smoothning and insect detailing.


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Old May 6, 2011, 7:03 AM   #2
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Insect details would simply require a good macro mode. The closer/quicker/more accurately the camera can focus, the better. A slow shutter is all that is needed for the water effects, so look for a camera with shutter priority mode.

I would personally take virtually any Canon P&S over any Nikon P&S, especially in this case since Nikon's most notable P&S problem at the moment is with focusing problems, which could be a major issue for macro shots.
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Old May 6, 2011, 11:27 AM   #3
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I've played around with both before I got them and ended up choosing the Nikon one. It honestly blows your mind how good a few of the shots can come out on it. Also, I've had no focusing trouble except for a few night shots, but that's only because the Nikon doesn't focus with the flash. It tries to focus without it, then take a flash shot.

Overall, I love mine
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Old May 6, 2011, 11:10 PM   #4
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I've played around with both before I got them and ended up choosing the Nikon one. It honeshtly blows your mind how good a few of the shots can come out on it. Also, I've had no focusing trouble except for a few night shots, but that's only because the Nikon doesn't focus with the flash. It tries to focus without it, then take a flash shot.

Overall, I love mine
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thanks for kind reply but i think nikon l120 is not supporting sutter speed.
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Old May 21, 2011, 12:07 PM   #5
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I own a Canon SX 130 IS and was happy with my camera until I saw Nikon L120
My room mate has bought L120 and I was comparing mine camera with his, Both feature wise & final results. Here is my comparison chart-
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I dont have many common pictures for comparison, but here is the sample..look at the color which nikon has produced- they are more pleasant ,accurate and natural looking.
Nikon-
Valaravaus > Nikon (Original)
Nikon Coolpix L120, 39.7 mm, ISO 400, 10/3200 sec, f5.4, 0 EV, May 21, 2011 17:33:02

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Valaravaus > Canon (Original)
Canon PowerShot SX130 IS, 43.574 mm, ISO 100, 1/80 sec, f5, 0 EV, May 21, 2011 17:50:30

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My Conclusion so far-
Winner is - Nikon Coolpix L120.
Only + Point in SX130 is mannual focus,shutter speed & aperture control, which beats L120 only in rare conditions, L120 has plenty of auto modes which makes photography easy and great, auto focus is very good, Image Stablization is powerful.And End result which is picture quality is better than SX 130 IS.
If One insist on having manual controls then he/she should better buy a DSLR.
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