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Join Date: Jan 2006
Re: Canon PowerShot SX100 IS 8 megapixel camera
Features of Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital camera
- Exceptional value in a compact ultra-zoom 8.0 Megapixel digital camera with unique Canon DIGIC III Image Processor for superior image quality and vibrant colors.
A new concept, PowerShot SX100 IS is compact and portable with streamlined controls. Take it everywhere, because inside is a level of photographic power that?s truly impressive; 8.0 megapixels ensure deeply detailed images?giving you complete freedom to enlarge an image or any section of an image and crop it to your exact specifications.With DIGIC III, your images boast superior quality, the camera operates at top efficiency and battery life is enhanced. What?s more, DIGIC III enables Canon?s Face Detection Technology and Red-eye Correction to give you better, more true-to-life people shots. Simply press the Shutter Button halfway down, and the camera automatically pinpoints the faces in the scene and chooses the ideal focus point. The camera controls exposure settings and flash to keep every face looking bright and natural. Red eyes can be corrected during playback.
- Zoom in for sharp, steady close-ups with Canon's 10x Optical Zoom lens with Optical Image Stabilizer.
The PowerShot SX100 IS has a 10x optical zoom Lens that makes it easy to get the inspiring, emotive close-ups that will make your images lasting keepsakes. This magnificent lens gives you the power to shoot distant subjects with razor-sharp precision and stunning lifelike color. So you can brilliantly capture a bird high atop a tree, a child?s winning goal from across the stadium or a school play from the last row. Plus, thanks to Canon?s highly sophisticated Optical Image Stabilizer technology, even at maximum zoom, every image is rock steady. The PowerShot SX100 IS is equipped with Canon?s acclaimed Optical Image Stabilizer Technology that automatically detects and corrects camera shake?one of the leading causes of fuzzy or blurred shots. Even when zoomed in, you can get the steady, crisp, brilliant images you?ll be proud to shoot and share. And Canon?s Optical Image Stabilizer Technology is so convenient to use. It functions perfectly with or without a flash.
- High-quality 2.5-inch LCD screen for easy viewing, AA batteries for the family on-the-go.
The camera?s 2.5-inch LCD screen gives you the big picture, whether you?re shooting, reviewing or showing off your images. This high-resolution screen offers a crisp, clear picture and wide viewing angle to make shooting, playback and using the camera?s menu functions especially convenient. Clear and bright, it also features Night Display for easy viewing in low light. And the convenience of using AA-size batteries, no special power adapters or chargers are needed wherever you go.
- Genuine Canon Face Detection Technology sets the focus, exposure and flash automatically, leaving you free to compose a group, capture an unguarded moment, or coax the perfect smile. Plus the new Face Selector Button lets you select the primary face.
DIGIC III features Face Detection technologies, giving the you best possible results in any shooting situation. Face Detection AF/AE sets the focus point and exposure for the faces of your subjects. Face Detection FE adjusts the flash to correctly illuminate your subject to provide the best balance between your subject and the overall scene, eliminating the common problems of over- and underexposed faces. Red-eye Correction detects and corrects red-eye during playback. In unusual cases where red-eye is not automatically detected, it can easily be corrected manually during playback mode.
- Instant Creative Control
Easy-to-use Mode Dial with a wide range of shooting modes from fully manual to fully automatic; including Kids & Pets mode to capture fast moving objects.
spacer.Now you?re free to concentrate on what really counts?your subject. With the large simple-to-operate Mode Dial, all you have to do is turn to the setting that best matches the scene you?re viewing through the lens. The PowerShot SX100 IS does the rest. It chooses the perfect exposure, aperture and flash. Or if you want to flex your creative muscles, choose Manual Control and do it all yourself. You?ve got special Scenes Modes to handle a wide range of common shooting situations?effortlessly.
With 18 Shooting Modes including 7 Special Scene Modes, you?re ready for whatever shot comes your way.
- Complete print solution
The PowerShot SX100 IS's Print/Share button makes direct printing easier than ever. Simply connect the SX100 IS to a Canon CP, SELPHY or PIXMA Photo Printer or any PictBridge compatible photo printer, press the lighted Print/Share button and print! Also use the Print/Share button to transfer images to a computer (Windows and Macintosh). For desktop large-format printing, try one of the Direct Photo Printers that allow you to print without a computer in one of two ways: plug your compatible PowerShot camera into the Direct Photo Printer using the supplied USB interface cable, or simply insert a memory card into the supplied adapter. You can also connect the printer to your computer for more options. Print high-resolution, borderless images as postcards or 8.5" x 11" sheets within minutes.