Superzoom battle: Canon RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM vs Nikon Z 24-200mm f/4-6.3 VR

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Superzoom lenses are nothing new - they've been around longer than digital photography itself. It's not uncommon to see optics with focal length ranges of between, say, 24mm and 350mm, in 35mm equivalent terms. Bridge cameras often quoted zoom ranges of 10x, 20x or even 30x, allowing the photographer to capture both semi-wideangle images and greatly magnified, super-telephoto frames.  Meanwhile the likes of Tamron, Sigma and Nikon's 18-200mm lenses quickly became firm favorites for travel photographers, due to their versatility and portability.

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As the Editor for  Digital Photographer magazine, Peter is a specialist in camera tutorials and creative projects to help you get the most out of your camera, lens, tripod, filters, gimbal, lighting and other imaging equipment.

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