What about the Canon PowerShot SX540?

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Mark Scott Abeln
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Re: What about the Canon PowerShot SX540?

photography lover wrote:

Thank you so much, Mr. Abeln. Your words really gave me some more confidence. Again, thank you!

You’re welcome, and feel free to come back and ask more questions.

As I mentioned before, that camera ought to be fun, and it can do a lot, but by no means is it too complex for most. The most important feature is the long zoom lens, so you can get distant detail impossible to capture with a smartphone.

That camera ought to do well in full sunlight, but don’t expect to get good results in dim light unless you use a tripod, but with a tripod and good camera settings, you should be able to get excellent results.

I also mentioned that you may quickly outgrow that camera. Most of us here use interchangeable lens cameras, with large sensors and fast lenses to capture more light, but those tend to be expensive, and they are difficult to use well.

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