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Big Zoom Cameras

  1. Canon Powershot SX50 HS

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    The Canon Powershot SX50 is taking the idea of ‘Super Zoom’ to a whole new level. With a massive 50x Zoom Lens (24mm-1200mm equivalent) and a powerful Optical Image Stabilisation the Canon SX50 is great for holidays, safari trips, animal and bird watching. Of course, Canon have included features you have come to expect from this series such as full High Definition video, Manual controls and smart Auto Focus. The AF Framing assist mode also helps you to find and lock on to your subject so that they stay in the same point of the frame in the time it takes between lining up the shot and pressing the button, so you don’t have to worry about camera movement.

     

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    $499.95

  2. Canon Powershot SX510 HS

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    Offering greater flexibility to capture a range of subjects, the PowerShot SX510 HS has a powerful 30x optical zoom lens that delivers sharp results throughout the zoom range, even in low-light conditions, while the 24mm ultra-wide-angle lens is perfect for capturing anything from sweeping landscapes to group shots of friends. The SX510 HS uses the HS System, which combines a 12.1 Megapixel high-sensitivity CMOS sensor with a DiG!C 4 processor to capture the true ambience of low-light scenes at times like dusk, while maintaining the realism of colours and rich detail, with minimum blur.

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    $299.95

  3. Canon Powershot SX600

    When you're looking for a camera to help tell the tale of your aventures, you want versatility and simplicity, something that will follow you around everywhere.

    The Canon PowerShot SX600 wants to be just that, squeezing an impressive 18x Optical Zoom into a pocket-sized compact camera, complete with an Image Stabilizer to keep your shots blur-free. Powered by Canon's DiG!C 4+ image processor, the SX600 is quick to respond so you'll never miss that perfect moment. Use the Creative Shot mode to capture up to 6 different versions of the same image, each with a different creative filter applied. You can show off your favourites straight away thanks to built-in Wi-Fi functionality, letting you quickly and easily share your images through your mobile device.

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    $299.95

  4. Canon Powershot SX700

    Boasting an incredible 30x, Image Stabilized, optical zoom is Canon's flagship travel-zoom compact, the PowerShot SX700.

    It's stylish and slim design make the SX700 a desirable travel companion. Offering Canon's latest DiG!C 6 image processor, you can expect outstanding speed and stunning image quality to be made simple with the Smart Auto mode, which will determine the most suitable settings based on what it sees in the image. A clever 'Zoom Framing Assist' button can temporarily zoom the lens out while you hold it down and then return to where you were on release, helping you keep track of moving subjects as they leave the frame. Full manual control allows enthusiasts to take charge and capture the moment exactly as they imagine it, and a dedicated movie button makes beautiful Full HD video no more that one press away.

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    $399.95

  5. Leica V-Lux 4

    The Leica V-Lux 4 is an incredibly versatile superzoom. Despite the incredible 24x Optical Zoom range, starting at a 25mm equivalent wide-angle, the V-Lux 40 manages to maintain a constant aperture of f/2.8 throughout the entire range giving photographers the flexibility to shoot comfortably under a variety of lighting conditions. 

    The 12 Megapixel CMOS sensor can capture brilliant images with excellent dynamic range and colour saturation, in both stills and FullHD video recording. Featuring a high resolution electronic viewfinder to ensure perfect composition even when bright sunlight renders the 3" articulating LCD screen difficult to see, as well as a hotshoe to attach external flash units, the V-Lux 4 provides all the flexibility you need to get the results you want in a lightweight package.

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    $1,099.95

  6. Leica V-Lux 40

    The Leica V-Lux 40 Digital camera is a fantastic travel companion. The 20x Optical Zoom Lens lets you get in close to your subject, while its 24mm wide angle helps you fit everything into the frame. The VLux 40 includes an inbuilt GPS to tag your photos, which is handy for remembering where your shots were taken.  This camera can also shoot up to ten frames per second, allowing for the speedy capture of a moment which you may have otherwise missed. The V Lux-40 compact camera also features a handy Intelligent Auto mode, which assesses the scenario and picks the perfect settings to shoot in, so you can just relax.

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    $699.95

  7. Nikon Coolpix L830

    The Nikon L830 Digital Compact Camera is the perfect camera for travel or for families. It features a 16 megapixel CMOS sensor, for bright sharp high resolution images. The 34x optical zoom lens, which is equivalent to 22.5mm-765mm in 35mm format, is great for capturing subjects that are on the move or sport or action that might be happening far away from you.

    The L830 also features a flexiable angle LCD screen, which enables you to photograph your subject from various angles, be in down low or up high above a crowd of people. 

    Taking four AA batteries means that you can always be ready to capture the action, as AA batteries are readily available, you can just drop in a new set and away you go.

     

     

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    $279.95

  8. Nikon Coolpix P520

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    Includes Nikon 2 Year Warranty - Click here for details
    The ultimate in COOLPIX zoom power, image quality and versatility. An astounding 42x zoom NIKKOR glass lens with Vibration Reduction technology delivers 1,000mm of super-telephoto reach to an 18.1-megapixel low-light CMOS sensor. Cutting-edge technologies like built-in GPS and compatibility with the optional Wireless Mobile Adapter WU-1a accessory helps ensure this camera will be the centerpiece of your creative output for years to come.

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    $449.95

Ted's Sharing your love of Photography

How'd they do that?
"Sunrise on the Mt." By Joel Strickland

Tips from the photographer

  • Get up early, the light at sunrise can be amazing.
  • Act quick, the light isn’t like this for long.
  • Shoot raw, it helps to capture the full colour range.

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