So I bought the Canon SX50 HS. I’ve got a lot of pictures on Flickr, so I’ll just embed this one:
It’s a spruce tree in my driveway, and I was standing about 50 feet from the bough you see here.
I put up a lot of examples of the amazing zoom on this beast. I also like the low-light capabilities.
I’m thinking of getting a FA-DC67A Ring Adapter. Obviously I don’t need a telephoto lens, but I might get a polarizing filter. It’s been a long time since I had a camera that could accommodate anything like that.
I’m shopping for a new camera. My trusty Canon Powershot A620 still works, but it is literally falling apart and can’t be trusted as my primary camera any more.
So I’m shopping. I’ve given some serious consideration to the Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR and Nikon’s COOLPIX P510 and S9500, but what I keep coming back to is Canon’s PowerShot SX50 HS.
I’ve read a lot of reviews: DP Review, of course, and Wirecutter, but several other reviews as well.
One of the best things about shopping for cameras is that you can see what real people are doing with it. Take a look at Flickr’s Canon SX50 HS group.