I was also interested in seeing how the Intelligent Contrast mode worked, so I snagged a few shots to show that feature as well, shown at right. Additionally, a wide variety of playback options such as switching between images, scroll display, magnifying a portion of an image and movie functions are performed by touching the screen or tilting the camera. But sadly, the 5x optical zoom doesn’t function while recording. Activates shutter after an approx. Playback functions are also performed at your touch: Another potential bugaboo is that wonderful 24mm lens. Not a bad performance at all.
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Authorized service center information can be obtained by visiting www. Canon PowerShot A Buy Used and Save: Canon SD IS overview.
And actually, if you don’t want to use the touch interface, you don’t have to at all. Smart Auto mode selects from among 22 predefined shooting situations, depending on a range of variables from lighting and subject contrast to faces and subject movement, ultimately choosing the mode it estimates will best handle your subject.
So stick to external lighting for your closest shots with the Canon SD Discussion powerahot can be closed at any time at our discretion. The only way to take advantage of the full screen for framing shots is to drop the resolution to 4,x2, With Active Display technology, a quick shake or tilt of the camera prompts images to play back, one after the other.
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The SD is worth the extra money above the SD, especially if you’re interested in the touch-based controls. It’s strange that Canon introduced this new Function menu at a time when many other companies are emulating their old one. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.
powershhot To install your download click on the name of the downloaded file. That limits flash range, lights the foreground too brightly, and overpowers ambient light which is the key to getting great low light shots.
Cycle time is fair, capturing a frame every 2. However, the effect is more noticeable at wide-angle because pixels are bright, with vibrant cyan and magenta pixels on either side of the target lines.
The menu options would need to be much larger, which would add length, and nobody likes that.
I cut them into my i HDV footage and it’s hard to tell the difference. Does the SD follow the trend, or is it just another pretty interface? Visit our network of sites: Canon used a 3-inch wide-screen touch-screen display, which makes sense for the HD video capture, but less so for taking photos.
The set interested in touch screen interface are not likely to miss it. Playback functions are also performed at your touch: Telephone assistance from a Canon Canada Customer Care representative free of charge during regular business hours at OK-CANON Powerzhot you call, have your Product serial number and your date of purchase available to expedite service.
I find the touch screen, delete photo method much easier, although it doesn’t always work the first time. I would also recommend use of the wrist strap. Handheld self-portraits will suffer as a result, though, with the nearest person seeming grossly larger than the further, usually with one eye bigger than the other.
The new Function menu is a little odd to use compared to the old one, oriented as two rolling menus that appear on the left of the screen. Share your thoughts with other customers. Terms and conditions apply.
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Little hard to hold still with your arm extended to look at the lcd sometimes everybody moves when I make the picture, I am sure it is not my fault 2. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. And shooting wide doesn’t give you the full potential of the sensor.
The wide angle powrrshot awesome! The wide aspect 3.