An excellent ultra-zoom, bridge camera which helps in learning advanced photography. 1 megapixels which is more than enough to get a very good photo quality. the main advantage is it has 36x zoom, which is very usually to shoot far away things with utmost clarity. it has various scene modes which helps in shooting at different light levels and surroundings. shutter priority, aperture priority, manual, and exposure modes. are really useful to learn photography and also produces good outputs. on a full charge, it gives approximately 210-220 photos .