Camera for hunting?

Discussion in 'Hunting Equipment, Gear & Optics' started by Royal27, Jan 26, 2014.

  1. bluey

    bluey GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    there nothing wrong with the picture quality on video mode .......
    my lack of stability was the let down
     
  2. Rob44

    Rob44 BRONZE SUPPORTER AH Fanatic

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    Oh Brother you got me thinking
     
  3. Scott Slough

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    Rob,

    I was concerned about how easy it was to use, so (with the daughter's permission as it is her birthday/Christmas/next year's birthday present) I ordered the RX-10 with the already mentioned 30 day money back warranty. All I did was open up the box, put in a memory card, and battery and was taking pictures. The video and zoom were particularly clear. The pics and video were of the family dog as a kudu proxy, so not really worth posting.

    I leave for Africa in 6 days, so I will post pics in both the hunt report and this thread for others to see.
     
  4. bluey

    bluey GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    the sonys don't like water ,mine got a wee bit damp .out samba hunting earlier this week .
    and its been sitting above the cumbstion stove since Tuesday night ,
    im hoping it will work again after a week drying out ,its not doing anything at the moment .(any hints,fellas?)
    if not, im gunna do a rush order on one of them water proof lumnix models .
    im in 2 minds about going out and getting another Panasonic lumix fz150 ,but ive already lost one of them in a river .
    a fz 200 is the one l really want at the minute .
    but its to big ,
    every one l know that's got one really loves them .
    lots of decisions and only 20 days !!!
     
  5. Mekaniks

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    For the last several years I have been using Nikon coolpix camera's. I say cameras because I have been through several of them in the last 7-8 years. I really liked the photo quality ect but I haven't had much luck keeping them working. SOOO. this year for Father's Day my wife got me Fuji XP. It's waterproof to 10m/33ft and shock proof to 1.5m/5ft. And so far it's taking as good or better pictures than my nikons and is just as easy to operate. It has good zoom, does video and has all the expected settings, timer ect. And it still fits in my shirt pocket. So far I am really happy with it. Hopefully the durability is there but everything I have read says they are a pretty tough little camera. Can't wait to take it on a sea duck hunt this fall and find out what it's really made of.
     

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