Just bought SX200, sample pictures and impressions

Started Mar 24, 2009 | Discussions thread
WT21 Veteran Member • Posts: 5,423
Re: I got mine today!

Chadgeek wrote:

I picked mine up from Canoga Camera today (they had it before
amazon). So far my testing has consisted of opening the box while
driving to work and using what little charge the battery had to fire
some shots from my car window at a stoplight. So I would definitely
not call this a test by any means

I am a pretty discerning shooter but not a fulltime pro. I have 2
dslr's and some lenses including my beloved 70-200 2.8. I actually
just sold my TZ5 on ebay to get the SX200. Maybe there was a problem
with mine but I was never happy with the IQ on the TZ5. The HD was
grainy even in lots of light. Lots of noise and artifacts in my
images at low ISO's. I thought my wife's SD1000 did a better job
overall.

The car shots I took today are clean and smooth, full zoom was
decently sharp. I'm excited to do some real shooting now.

On a side note, this cam is pretty heavy and solid!

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Thanks for the feedback. I have the TZ5, and had the same exact impressions as you. If you could compare the SX200 to the TZ5 after you get a feel for it, that'd be very helpful.

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