At maximum resolution, and standard quality, it will take shots! You can set the camera timer for two seconds of ten seconds. The mode of actuation is a little awkward, since it requires two hands and the controls are inconveniently positioned. The PowerShot S starts up very quickly — it takes just over 2 seconds to extend the lens and prepare for shooting. This bright light is used to light up a subject, to assist the camera’s AF system in focusing when lighting is dim. OK, now back to our regularly scheduled review

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Because you can’t use AA-type batteries as spares for the S, I’d strongly advise picking up an extra battery pack and keeping it freshly charged. With the S, Canon adds a 3.

Records short movie clips with sound. The image above was shot at 1″.

: Canon PowerShot S MP Digital ELPH Camera with 2x Optical Zoom : Camera & Photo

I like this since it’s powfrshop to accidentally turn on some cameras I’ve looked at. Just above that is another switch, which moves between playback, movie, and record mode. There is no firmware for the OS version you selected. This is a Type I slot, so no Microdrives! The S’s photo-effect mode lets you do powerhsop with your still images. In Playback mode, a histogram display reports the tonal distribution of a captured image, useful in determining over and underexposure.


The focal range of this F2. With this camera I just flicked the switch, pressed a button and took great video clips with sound.

Canon PowerShot S – Coach Edition – Gift Set – digital camera Overview – CNET

It’s a lengthy list but it shows that you have a lot of choices — and that you need to do your homework before you buy! Two LED lamps next to the viewfinder report camera status, lighting to indicate when focus is set or not, as the case may be or the flash is fully charged.

The video was also far smoother than with my previous camera. S’s Intelligent Orientation Sensor knows which of your images were shot horizontally and which were shot vertically.

The mode of actuation is a little awkward, since it requires two hands and the controls are inconveniently positioned. Chromatic aberration was also better than average, but I did notice a fair amount of softness in the corners of the images. The S also has a 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.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Unfortunately, it turns out that most of the S’s have a bad CCD that will eventually go bad. The updated LCD menu design, which first appeared on the S and S, lets you scroll through menu items on-screen instead of through a series of pages.


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On my old camera I had to go into the menu to turn on the video. Non-Canon brand equipment and software that may be distributed with the Product are sold “as is” and without warranty of any kind by Canonincluding any implied warranty regarding merchantability or fitness for powedshop particular purpose, and all such warranties are disclaimed.

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I can’t comment on battery usage because I haven’t had it that long but to be prepared I’ve already charged up an extra battery. When the Shutter button is half-pressed, the information overlay display also disappears momentarily, so it won’t interfere with your powerhsop of the subject. I should add that the included 16MB CF card can’t actually hold that much video. Dimensions W x H x D.

What I didn’t care for: You can also mark photos for transfer to your e-mail program, assuming that you use Canon’s software. Optical Sensor Sensor Resolution.

Due to my limited resources, please do not send me requests for personal camera recommendations. Comes with mounting bracket. Microphone Microphone Operation Mode. Feedback If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?