Best point and shoot digital camera for birding

11. April 2015 Cameras 0

Canon SX40HS

Canon SX40HS - point and shoot camera

The PowerShot SX40 HS is a versatile compact point-and-shoot camera that easily captures amazing photos and videos. Canon PowerShot S100 at Amazon.comThe Canon HS SYSTEM boosts low-light performance with the new Canon DIGIC 5 Image Processor and a high-sensitivity 12.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor. This advanced Canon technology delivers stunning image quality with reduced noise and blur.

The PowerShot SX40 HS is equipped with a Genuine Canon 35x Zoom lens that provides the telephoto power to bring your distant subjects incredibly close. It also features a useful zoom range that begins at 24mm wide-angle and extends to 840mm telephoto (35mm equivalent). The 24mm ultra Wide-Angle allows you to create shots with dramatic perspective and makes it easy to shoot sweeping landscapes, large groups of people and tall buildings.
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Canon SX500IS

Canon SX500IS - Point and shoot camera for birding

The PowerShot SX500 IS gives you all the power of super zoom in a camera that’s sized to go everywhere! The extremely powerful 30x Optical Zoom with 24mm Wide-Angle Lens (35mm equivalent: 24–720mm) gives you true shooting versatility, while the Optical Image Stabilizer ensures crisp, brilliant images at any zoom length. Image quality is spectacular thanks to the 16.0 Megapixel sensor and Canon DIGIC 4 Image Processor, and you can capture stunningly realistic 720p HD video in stereo sound with a simple press of the movie button.

Given the PowerShot SX500 IS’s compact size and attractive proportions, it is especially impressive that the camera is equipped with a mega-powerful 30x Optical Zoom. With a 35mm film equivalent focal length that extends all the way from 24mm to 720mm, your shooting reach is superb: you’ll capture telephoto shots with detail like never before.
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Fuji HS30EXR

Fuji HS30EXR - Point and shoot camera for birding

The HS30EXR offers versatility and optical quality to those photographers who don’t want the lens-changing capability of a DSLR, but still want total control over their images. Equipped with advanced manual control, and a high performance 16MP EXR CMOS sensor, a 3-inch, 460k LCD display, a whopping 30X optical zoom lens, 1080P Full HD Movie Mode, and a host of consumer friendly automatic settings, the HS30EXR is ready for anything – from the simplest full-auto photo capture to the most advanced applications.

The bright, high-precision Fujinon lens boasts a maximum aperture of f/2.8 and an optical zoom range from wide-angle 24mm to 30x telephoto, while a remarkable 1cm Super Macro Mode opens up creative opportunities right under your eyes.
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Nikon P510

Nikon P510 - Point and shoot for birding

With a 42x optical Zoom-NIKKOR ED glass lens, an incredible world of optical power and versatility awaits you. Shoot from 24mm wide-angle then zoom to an amazing 1,000mm and capture distant images. In addition, its close-up macro mode is incredible, allowing you to focus as close as 0.4 inches (1cm).

16.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor 42x Zoom-NIKKOR ED glass lens 3-inch Ultra-high-resolution (921,000 Dot) LCD Full HD (1080p) Movies with Stereo Sound GPS record location information of your pictures and movies 3-inch TFT LCD display.Continuous Shooting Options: Best Shot Selector, Continuous H, Continuous H 60, Continuous H 120, Continuous L, Interval Timer, Multi-shot 16, Pre-shooting cache and Single.What’s in the box: Nikon Coolpix P510 Digital Camera (Black), EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh), Replacement EH-69P AC Adapter Charger, AN-CP21 Strap, UC-E6 USB Cable, EG-CP16 Nikon Audio/Video Cable, LC-CP24 Lens Cap and NikonView NX 2 Software.
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