Equipped with a 5. Simple pro lighting and use tips let you snap stunning photos. The Good Attractive and functional design; pleasing photos. A 32MB card accompanies the camera, but I’d recommend picking up a much larger capacity card right along with the camera, as CompactFlash cards are available as large as one gigabyte, and the S’s 5-megapixel images take up a fair bit of space. Two software CDs provide the necessary drivers and editing software, both compatible with Windows and Macintosh platforms. With the same great user interface common to Canon cameras and point-and-shoot operation driven by their dedicated image processors, the S is sure to please a host of consumers.

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Accessed by pressing the Menu button in Playback mode, the Playback menu also has subject powesrhot for the Setup and My Camera menus described above. There’s also a xanon microphone for recording sound powershlt movies, and a speaker for playback. In Playback mode, this button scrolls forward through captured images. Locating and Installing Your Download When your download is complete please use the instructions below to begin the installation of your download or locate your downloaded files on your computer.

The S’s flat front panel with lens retracted makes the camera pocket friendly, while the magnesium body keeps the camera light weight. Restricts the camera’s control to shutter speed and aperture only, letting you adjust the digital zoom, flash mode, image quality, shooting method Single, Continuous, or Self-TimerMacro mode, Infinity Focus mode, Exposure Compensation, White Balance, Photo Effect, metering, and ISO.

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Better to get s050 big one and use the USB cable to transfer cards if you want to avoid this problem. The S does provide some manual adjustments, however, as well as a range of exposure modes for specific shooting situations.


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A small ridge along the right side provides a slight thumb grip and reinforces the finger grip on the front of the camera when shooting one-handed for small to vanon hands, those with larger hands may have a little difficulty negotiating the controls, which are a little close together.

In Playback mode, a histogram display reports the tonal distribution of a captured image, useful in determining any over and under-exposure. In the consumer arena, their products are distinguished by superb design, sharp lenses, and excellent color. In continuous-shooting mode, the S fires at about 1. Recommended Accessories Large capacity CompactFlash memory card or higher. The Canon ELPH series of digicams remains a popular option for many consumers, given its members’ tiny size and reputation for good quality.

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The S also has an improved Movie record mode, which records moving images with sound for as long as three minutes per clip, depending on the resolution setting and amount of memory card space.

Located on the top panel, this button sets focus and exposure when halfway pressed and fires the shutter when fully pressed. The mobile world might finally get exciting again in Easy to use, many functions, internal batery, turn on quickly.

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This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. Middle-of-last-year’s-pack performance detracts slightly from the Canon PowerShot S’s appeal.

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In both Playback and Record menus, this button serves as the down arrow key to navigate through menu items. On a single charge, we shot a fairly reasonable photos. The Bottom Line Though the S is a respectable pocket snapshot camera, its performance and its feature set make it seem creaky next to the competition.


The proof is in the pictures, so let your own eyes decide which you like best! Two LED lamps next to the viewfinder report camera status, lighting to indicate when focus is set or the flash is fully charged. The LCD menu system itself is efficient on the S, as you scroll through menu items on-screen instead of through a series of pages. The manual makes a mistake and shows the spot icon for both evaluative and spot metering modes, so be sure to notice the order as you scroll through the options: Modify your browser’s settings to allow Javascript to execute.

The S uses an Evaluative metering system, which means that the camera divides the image area into zones and evaluates each zone to determine the best overall exposure. With a new sensor, better poaershot system and more streamlined design, the X line Simple pro lighting and use tips let you snap stunning photos.

The S gives you everything you need, but if you want state-of-the-art snapshot features, such as contextual help menus, composition guidelines, and scene program modes, you’ll have to look elsewhere.

Like the rest of the ELPH line, exposure control is automatic. You can also lock the flash exposure in a similar manner to locking normal exposure.