Superzoom compacts with 20X or higher optical zoom

Challenge #37 in the Verbs , action, and misc topics series. Hosted by barb_s.
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Showcase the long reach on a compact superzoom camera with optical zoom able to reach 20X or more. My sample image captured a tiny ant on a flower ~15 feet away, at 150 mm focal distance. I'm interested in what you can capture at a high focal distance like that.
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pink dragon
Peacock
P1070450
Curves (x35)
P1020836
03 Kingfisher Max Zoom B Crop
Pittock Bald Eagle
Flatirons Moonset (4.3-150.5mm superzoom)
attentive
There's Something In My Eye!
Feeding Butterfly
42x Zoom
24X
Mother Squirrel
smoreau0890041
Calm water at sea .
Memento (x42)
Snowberry Clearwing Moth
DSCF1124
Squirrel
20x optical on H9V
Andromeda Galaxy
Heron
100_0857
Canon SX10IS    20x
Moon
Hawaii Sun
IMG_5864
30x
Olympus SP800UZ X30 zoom
24x Zoom
Flamboyant vermelho
Bikin
distance from the object was around 1.4 m.. focal length was 300 mm
20X
moon of July -30x
Late Game Action
IMG_1195
Duck
Ant
Moonny
João de Barro
Stratfiekd Saye
Is that Toronto?
Dahl Sheep on Mountainside
fisherman and the seagull
Slipknot at Mayhem Fest
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