Gear of the year – Jeff’s choice: As a shooting-priority camera, you can always take a photo by just pressing the shutter-release button although the lack of a optical viewfinder may make quick framing difficult. With a range of 4. With just a push of the direct print custom function, you instantly turn on the movie mode and start recording. Activates shutter after an approx. In addition, Face Detection FE adjusts the flash based on a person’s face on the screen.

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Get larger screen vs pixels. Modify your browser’s settings to allow Javascript to execute. Therefore, if you take a picture and rotated the camera when shooting, the camera will automatically display it upright on the LCD screen when you review the picture so you do have to constantly rotate your camera or head if you were scrolling through several images.

Each fall a barrage of new cameras hits the market, anticipating the year-end holidays. Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing. Zeiss shows hands-on footage of its ZX1 camera with Lightroom integration.

Face Detection Technology for worry-free people shots. Canon offers a wide range of compatible supplies and accessories that can enhance your user experience with you PowerShot SD IS Silver that you can purchase direct.

Canon SD870 IS Digital ELPH (IXUS 860 IS) Concise Review

Instead, you can select a new color profile in playback mode and either replace the original, or create a new copy with the new color settings. If the Product has had its serial number or dating altered or removed. Number of Recording Pixels. At that setting mm you see virtually no image distortion, chromatic aberration, or corner softness.


There are cameras that just feel good and you want to take id out ans shoot, shoot and keep on shooting – this is one of sd807 The PowerShot SD is, legitimately, about the size of a pack of playing cards. Canon’s betting that most folks want a 3-inch screen on a small camera more than an inaccurate canob viewfinder, especially since an optical viewfinder so badly shows what the SD IS’s 28mm lens can do.

Canon SD IS Digital ELPH (IXUS IS) Concise Review: Digital Photography Review

Auto, 80,, and can be chosen. There is a quick cross-fade transition effect between images when you shuffle through them, which was quite pleasing to my eye. Visit manufacturer site for details. Standard Digital zooming wasn’t as useful for me, as the image quality suffered to my eyes unacceptably.

The Good Impressive performance and image quality; optical image stabilization; face detection. The camera saves images as JPEGs in the following sizes: There are three image quality settings: The entry-level user is going to enjoy this camera when it’s firmly locked into auto mode, with a set-it-and-forget-it mentality.

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Whatever the reason for my newfound excitement, I got the SD IS in the mail and immediately started taking pictures of Mackenzie in various poses close up with stick, carrying stick, sitting with tongue out, sitting and licking lips, etc.


Id always liked having the zoom rocker linked to the shutter button as opposed to a separate control, as it is more intuitive for me. The Canon SD does apply sharpening by default in all of its color modes, but doesn’t fanon over the top in doing so. Personally, when trying to select a different shooting mode by rotating my finger, I could never find the correct “speed” at which to rotate and engage the camera’s mode-switching capability; and when I did, it would sometimes switch, and sometimes nothing would happen.

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Powerful slave flash, fired by the camera’s pre-flash. The dial takes a little getting used to.

Canon PowerShot Digital ELPH SD870 IS / Digital IXUS 860 IS 8.0MP Digital Camera – Silver

This helps you to keep your eyes on the screen when you have to change a setting while shooting. It retains the SD’s optically stabilized mm equiv.

In practice you will typically be dealing with lighting a subject in the context of a background.

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