At that setting mm you see virtually no image distortion, chromatic aberration, or corner softness. I use this for everyday purposes. When it works, face detection is quite useful; it guarantees the subject’s face will be in focus, and not the background. By contrast, at the wide setting 28mm , images show significant levels of all three – 1. Images printed out in our lab showed excellent quality, with enough resolution to print out photos at 11×14 inches.

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Click on the title for more information. It may not be a replacement for a DSLR, but it can complement one well for some uses. In general, this feature on the camera makes it easier to navigate cwnon and forth between the modes.

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The optical image stabilization of the camera helps to allow one-handed operation, but for menu navigation main control adjustment, you need to use both hands, as the majority of the controls sit under the right thumb. Flash performance gets a bit sketchy. I have read and understand the information above, and wish to download the designated software.

Provides uninterrupted power for shooting or downloading. Exposure and flash are then controlled to ensure proper illumination of both the faces and the overall scene, eliminating the common problem of darkened or overexposed faces. One-handed shooting with the SD A lot of the controls are the same on my Canon Mark ll. Free and open source Raw photo-processing software RawTherapee has been updated to version 5. Exposure is fully automatic, but the user can tweak it with 2.


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Perhaps the best selling feature is the cabon and lovely 3-inch LCD screen, which makes an excellent playback device. Canon SD IS accessories. Review Sections Review Specs. Dec 25, Dec 20, Imaging Resource rating 5.

Canon Powershot SD IS Review – DigitalCameraReview

But its combination of features, form factor and image quality make it an enjoyable camera to use — and his pick for this year. Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 3. Given that the camera sports an eight-megapixel sensor, the highest-resolution photograph the camera will produce results sv870 an image that’s 3, high by 2, pixels wide, and takes up an average of 3, kilobytes almost three-and-a-half megabytes.

Canon also manufactures a line of photo printers, and prides themselves on the level of integration between their cameras and printers. According to Canon, that will give you a grand ia of eight photographs on the included card.

I’ve been extremely satisfied with the original and only purchased this one after I fell while on a trail this summer with the camera in my pocket. Software Firmware Utilities Csnon Lensrentals tears down the Canon mm F2.


While I by a small margin prefer the look and feel of my silver SD, the SD scores higher on functionality. This sleek, compact model packs a punch with 8. For example, if I am in SCN mode and I circle my finger around the dial, an enlarged version of the modes I can choose from in this case: Face detection on cajon SD IS.

It has taken lots of pictures in a high quality, and the large screen makes it easier to review the pictures afterwards. Sony fixes data loss issues with firmware v2.

PowerShot SD870 IS Silver

An interesting control in the PowerShot SD, one that’s been on other high-end ELPH models, is the sx870 of a touch-sensitive system on the four-way selector. Of course, if using, or having caon option to use an optical viewfinder is important in your photography, then this is definitely a factor you may need to weigh. I like the wide angle capability of the camera but I am not as impressed with the IS as I hoped I would be.