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Re: Point and shoot cameras -- suggestions
« Reply #15 on: October 01, 2014, 05:35:18 PM »
You want a super-zoom P&S, Bryan.  Something that you can shoot from the TS during packed shows.  All around P&S if you will.

I suggest any of the following Canon PowerShot models.  All are part of the same food chain.

Canon SX230 (2011), SX260 (2012), SX280 (2013), SX600 (2014), SX700 (2014)

I grabbed the SX700 recently since my camera is dieing and I really like it so far. 
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Re: Point and shoot cameras -- suggestions
« Reply #16 on: October 01, 2014, 06:06:03 PM »
Has anyone used the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS ?

I am looking for a P&S strictly for HD1080 video. Images quality is secondary.
I know it's a little big but I have seen these types in venues and wonder if the HD
is better then my current Sony HX20V ??

Thanks for any info.

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Re: Point and shoot cameras -- suggestions
« Reply #17 on: October 02, 2014, 06:23:36 PM »
Has anyone used the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS ?

I am looking for a P&S strictly for HD1080 video. Images quality is secondary.
I know it's a little big but I have seen these types in venues and wonder if the HD
is better then my current Sony HX20V ??

Thanks for any info.

Datfly

I would not expect the sx50 to be much of a step up from the hx20v
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Re: Point and shoot cameras -- suggestions
« Reply #18 on: October 02, 2014, 10:55:15 PM »
Has anyone used the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS ?

I am looking for a P&S strictly for HD1080 video. Images quality is secondary.
I know it's a little big but I have seen these types in venues and wonder if the HD
is better then my current Sony HX20V ??

Thanks for any info.

Datfly

I would not expect the sx50 to be much of a step up from the hx20v

Once I started researching I found that it had the same sensor size as the HX20V.
I then found this beauty that has a 1" sensor and shoots 4K.

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1057135-REG/panasonic_dmc_fz1000k_lumix_dmc_fz1000_digital_camera.html/prm/alsVwDtl

So I bought it.

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Re: Point and shoot cameras -- suggestions
« Reply #19 on: October 03, 2014, 08:05:13 AM »
That looks nice but a bit big for most shows i go to,another promising one is the Panasonic dmc LX 100 smaller ,bigger sensor,has 4k and supposedly has 60min recording vs. 29Min limit on other one.
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Re: Point and shoot cameras -- suggestions
« Reply #20 on: October 03, 2014, 08:42:11 AM »
That looks nice but a bit big for most shows i go to,another promising one is the Panasonic dmc LX 100 smaller ,bigger sensor,has 4k and supposedly has 60min recording vs. 29Min limit on other one.

I would kill for this one or even a few of the new Sony's but they have no real zoom.
You would have to be stage front to get anything decent. I think a 400mm zoom or more is a must
unless you are just documenting.
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Re: Point and shoot cameras -- suggestions
« Reply #21 on: October 15, 2014, 11:42:21 PM »
Panasonic x7.

 

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