Just don’t forget your tripod. The S provides a lot of info about your photos, including a histogram. Comes with mounting bracket. Note that a dated proof of purchase is required at the time of service. The controller moves the lens somewhat noisily from wide-angle to telephoto in about a second. The two-second option is great for times when you’ve propped the camera on a table, rock, or other rickety support to snap a photo in dim lighting conditions, and don’t want the pressure of your finger on the Shutter button to jostle it.
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Pressing the button fully results in a picture with minimal delay. It would have been much more convenient if the “Set” button was used instead of the up-arrow control. You can also mark photos for transfer to your e-mail program, assuming that you use Canon’s software.
Buy a nice big memory card, and it’ll be money well spent. If you’re buying one of these in or beyond, beware that you might be disappointed in its low-resolution images, bulk, sloth, placement of controls, and teensy-tiny, little-bitty icons on a very small LCD panel to provide feedback about the state of the camera’s many controls.
The front of the S boasts the distinctive ELPH styling, with the lens off-center slightly toward the right, and viewfinder, flash, and focus-assist illuminator windows just above it. The focal range in macro mode is 10 – 47 cm at wide-angle, and 27 – 47 cm at telephoto. Combine this with a sharp, 2x zoom lens, straightforward user interface, and plentiful exposure options, and the S should appeal to a wide audience.
This flap covers a hole in the battery compartment cover provided to allow access to the connector jack in the “dummy battery” used in the AC adapter kit. When the camera is powered on, the lens telescopes out into its operating position.
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A USB cable and interface software are also packaged with the dannon, for downloading images to a computer and performing minor organization and image adjustments. See your browser’s documentation for specific instructions.
I highly recommend using the wrist strap. Search Our Knowledge Base Please enter your question: A shallow indentation on the right side provides a subtle thumb grip, reinforcing the finger grip on the front of the camera when shooting one-handed. The focus-assist light is a bright, bluish-white LED that helps the camera focus at low light levels, a welcome feature.
Straight above that is the built-in flash. I couldn’t conduct my normal power tests on the S, because Canon didn’t give me s2300 necessary power adapter cable with the camera. The sole warranty, if any, with the respect to such non-Canon brand items is given by the manufacturer or producer thereof. 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.
Even in Manual mode, camera operation is straightforward and simple, as you just point and shoot most of the time. See how the photo quality stacks up in our photo gallery! There are four buttons below the LCD, including one which does a whole lot of things. Like most digicams, the S will lock exposure and focus when you half-press and hold the shutter button, but as with most cameras that mode locks only non-flash exposure, and the lock only holds while you keep the shutter button halfway depressed.
This bright powerhsot is used to light up a subject, to assist the camera’s AF system in focusing when lighting s30 dim.
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Lotsa years back this was an Excellent camera, so I won’t rate it lower just because it’s out of date, and this one is an excellent value for me. When you half-press the Powerwhot button, the camera indicates which focus area or areas have been selected by highlighting the corresponding focus-area boxes on the LCD screen in green. But at the present time, the S is a 3 Megapixel camera that powsrshot should definitely consider.
In particular, I found it awkward to activate the autoexposure lock function, although in fairness this is a seldom-used function. A Mode switch in the top right corner of the rear panel selects the main operating mode, offering Record, Movie, and Playback modes.
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Aside from redeye shot, the image quality that the S produced was very good. Toys and Tabletop Games by Bonnie Burton 8 days ago.
It offers quite a few manual controls too, including cahnon balance and shutter speed.