Canon Powershot SX50 for Wildlife?

Started Mar 5, 2013 | Questions thread
Loraine Arnold Senior Member • Posts: 1,208
Re: Canon Powershot SX50 for Wildlife?

I purchased the SX40 (predecessor to SX50) instead of a long zoom lens because it was much cheaper than an SLR lens and I do not that often need a very long zoom. I have been very happy with the camera. I take it kayaking to capture turtles, etc that I see and it works very well.

I used it in Florida to take bird pictures. Examples at

It is harder to take long zoom pictures of fast moving animals. The DSLR has faster focusing for moving subjects.

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