09-17-2012, 04:15 PM
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Honestly, with the new processors, I would put a G15 against the Rebel line with kit lenses all day long. There are things DSLRs can do better, but not if its left at home.
Originally Posted by SLVR JDM
Glock - I'm a photo newbie. I'm guessing this is geared more for the point and shoot crowd who wants better pictures, correct? My wife dropped our DSLR and we need a replacement, but at the same time, we never really got the hang of the camera we had. If I can get something simpler which still produces great pictures it would be ideal.
Looks like these (G15 and SX50) shoots HD video too which is a plus.
I have a 60D and 15-85mm and 70-300mm and 50mm and 430EXII and 270EXII.
That is about $2500 worth of gear and I would use the G15 or S110 75-90% of the time I need a camera.
Heck, I love my new SX260HS and it is on sale at Best Buy for like $250!
If you WANT a DSLR or NEED a DSLR buy one, if you want great pics, there are other options (especially if you leave your DSLR in Auto or Portrait mode.)
DSLRs shine with EXPENSIVE lenses. I would take a $500 G15 over a $500 DSLR as is all day long.
As always, JMO.
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