I'm not so sure that the Canon SX520 will even fit in that small of a bag man. You might want to take a look at other options.
Always use the first kid as a test runPicked one up after I had the misfortune of having 50 crappy shots of my son being valedictorian of his college (Engineering) with a P and S or POS (Nikon). Next son graduating in May as number 5 (Engineering) will not miss his pics. Have been practicing for 3 days now and this and and super pleased, auto tracking works great. Which is where my other sons shot sucks, going up for diploma and awards. Do not hesitate a very good camera
just a post to confirm its fits in this case fine, mine just arrived. Plenty of extra room too. Has 2 side pouches.
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For $90 you can definitely have a lot of fun with this camera! I think it takes pretty impressive daylight shots, and low light shots can be pretty good if you get the hang of doing some things in manual mode (lowering ISO, increasing exposure time). I need to get outside one of these nights and do some long exposure shots!
Glad so many of you are enjoying your cameras.... I was joking around on Facebook the other day saying Canon should give me some kind of bonus for selling at least 20 of these refurbs in this thread alone!
Really like seeing the shots some of you guys are sharing, too! Please feel free to keep sharing them!
I can't say i'm too impressed with the camera so far over a point and shoot, other than the zoom which is very nice.
If one is just using the auto feature it will stack up pretty much like a point and shoot. However, keep in mind that these "bridge" type cameras have many manual functions and abilities that a point and shoot do not. And, as you mentioned, the zoom as well.
Seeing the deal for $139 rather than $79 or $89, but still picked it up after researching and comparing pricing, I couldn't get a better camera or deal...ordered this and a spare battery and tripod from Amazon to mess around with.
You really ought to wait, I bet you it will go back to $90 in a few days again. That's what happened last week, anyway.
I took some more photos... I really love the moon shots I was able to capture. I need a tri pod to stabilize the camera while at ~120x+ zoom.