09-21-2012, 07:18 PM
Join Date: Jan 2005
My Ride: Suburban LT 4x4
G15 will give you a better pic when zoom is not needed.
Originally Posted by SLVR JDM
In terms of quality, which lens (SX50 or G15) is going to give me better results in varying conditions (low light included)? Everyone seems to be nuts about the lens on the G15, but I don't hear the same on the SX50 except for the super long zoom. While the zoom is a cool feature, I probably wouldn't use it enough to be the deciding factor between the two. I like the auto focus and zoom during HD video on the SX50, but I'm not sure if I'll think that camera is too big on a daily basis.
I need a camera I take out quickly, not monkey with a bunch of buttons, and take a picture fast while my kids are doing something *now* before they move on. They are 1 and 2 yrs old, so I usually only get one shot (and miss!).
It should do autofocus in video also.
F1.8 - f2.8 is amazing for a small camera. Your old kit lens was f3.5 - f5.6.
The digic 5 and hs system and 12800 ISO makes it extremely effective in low light.
You can't even buy an adjustable f1.8 lens for DSLR seperately. They only come in prime lenses. A Canon f2.8 lens 18-55 is $1000.
Of course they are not the same, but still.....
Also, low number f gives you most bokeh for that professional look. Google f1.8 bokeh images.
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Last edited by GlockMan; 09-21-2012 at 07:26 PM.