Canon’s Digital ELPH series have consistently offered excellent build quality, strong feature sets, and great image quality. A tiny microphone is just beneath the flash, for recording sound with movies. If the Self-Timer is activated, a full press of the Shutter button triggers the two- orsecond countdown. This mode lets you scroll through captured images and movies, write protect images, view a nine-image index display, zoom into a captured image, delete unwanted images, rotate images, and set up images for printing on DPOF compatible devices. I also wish the S had a 3X zoom rather than just 2X. There’s also an autofocus illuminator lamp on the front of the camera, enabled by a menu selection, that helps the camera focus in low light situations.

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DCRP Review: Canon PowerShot S Digital ELPH

The Mode switch is in the top right corner, and a sliding latch on the right side releases the CompactFlash slot door. A two- or second self-timer option counts down by flashing a small LED on the front of the camera before firing the shutter, giving you time to duck around the camera powerahot get into the shot.

Perhaps Canon will come up with such a camera in the future. Excellent cannkn light capability like this is also quite rare in mostly-automatic cameras like the S In my testing, I found the AiAF system to be very precise, especially with the slightly off-center subjects that can cause problems for cameras with center-only autofocus systems.

But at the present time, the S is a 3 Megapixel camera that you should definitely consider. By the way, redeye can usually be corrected fairly well in photo retouching software. The number of shots you can take before the camera has to pause to copy the photos to the memory card likewise varies with resolution, ranging from 17 shots! This flap covers a hole in the battery compartment cover provided to allow access to the connector jack in the “dummy battery” used in the AC adapter kit.


Digital Cameras – Canon PowerShot S Digital Camera Review, Information, Specifications

While I applaud Canon’s use of metal for the tripod socket, I don’t like to see the tripod mount so far to one side of the camera. In particular, I found it awkward to activate the powegshot lock function, although in fairness this is a seldom-used function. Read a review of the S at Steve’s Digicams. One thing I love about these little PowerShots is the battery charger.

Inside the box, you’ll find: If it’s time for a bit better camera, this is your Canon If it’s time for a bit canhon camera, this is your Canon by Lori Grunin. If you are looking to email pictures or print 4X6 this is nthe camera for you.

Tuesday, October 29, Last Cannob Find Supplies and Accessories About Counterfeits. Press the shutter release button halfway, and the camera locks focus in about one second.

The S’s built-in flash operates in Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Forced On, Suppressed, and Slow-Synchro modes, and the exposure-lock function works the same for both flash and non-flash shooting.

Individual clips are limited to 30 seconds x or 3 minutes x or x Just to the right of that is the shutter release button, with the zoom control wrapped around it. Large x The S’s Intelligent Orientation Sensor senses whether your images were shot horizontally or vertically. At the same time, I’m not terribly surprised, as the flash and lens are very close together. The thing that sticks out the w230 about the playback mode is the speed: It is your responsibility powfrshot properly package and send the defective Product, together with a copy of your dated proof of purchase, a complete explanation of the problem and a return address to the authorized service center at your expense.

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Search Our Knowledge Base Please enter your question: On previous PowerShots, you were piwershot to like 4 seconds at the highest resolution. In auto mode, most powsrshot the settings are locked up — manual mode gives you access to everything.

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Just above that is another switch, which moves between playback, movie, and record mode. Records short movie clips with sound. Images move smoothly on the LCD as you point the camera around in different directions. Due to my limited resources, please do not send me requests for personal camera recommendations.