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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Calm water at sea .
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A ''fou de bassan'' Taken with Panasonic FZ150, 24X zoom . Focal lenght , 94 mm . The distance was probably between 150 and 200 feet . 33.8% crop . The subject was moving fast and I was looking to experience a bit with the water reflexion effect . Taken hand held with stabilizer . I was on a moving boat near Miscou Island , Golf of St-Laurence, Canada . Stabilizer on .
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Submitted: Monday, 20th August, 2012 18:13 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 3rd May, 2012
Focal length: 94 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1300 sec
Aperture: F4.7
ISO: 100
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