Canon Powershot G9 Digital Camera Review

First of all, I would like you to observe that you are reading about Canon G9 because other high performance¬†point an shoot cameras from Canon don’t offer RAW file format as a shooting option (Raw shooting is selected via the Recording Pixels sub-menu in the Function menu). Second, you might be intrerested in the flexibility of use that this camera offers: plenty of accessories (including external flash), full manual controls, a large range of settings (Face Detection AF and AE functions, optical stabilization, 6x optical zoom, Safety Zoom function and built-in ND filter) and in-camera adjustments. On the other side, Canon Powershot G9 is based on the previous G7 model: slightly higher resolution (12.1 megapixels vs 10 megapixels) and a larger, 3.0-inch LCD screen. Also, the G9’s viewfinder, although similar in appearance with the one of G7, is small and rather cramped. It has separate dial controls for shooting modes … Read more…

Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera Review

The Canon A series gained in January 2007 a new member with a higher number of megapixels: 7 MP A560. An important improvement is the fact that this model is capable to take 500 shots before the 2xAA batteries rune out. The system now includes Face-detection autofocus, Higher light sensitivity, ISO 1600 (but this is not very useful) and Red-Eye correction in PlayBack Mode. Compared to A550, the LCD is 5 inch wider. The multitude of functions and menu may be too much for someone who only wants a camera for creating a family album, but its a perfect choice for someone who wants a high capability camera, compact enough to fit in a small bag, instead of an expensive heavy SLR. But one thing here bothers me: the Aperture and Shutter Priority Modes are not present anymore and the Manual Mode only controls the exposure and white balance. The … Read more…

Canon PowerShot A570 IS Digital Camera Review

This Canon A model stands out from the A series of digital cameras because of the image stabilization. No other camera from this series has it. Otherwise, manual controls, optical viewfinder, robust, solid design not fitting small pockets and rather resembling the buttons and controls of a SLR, good performance represented by low noise (except very high ISO), sharpness, vivid colors, slight warm white balance. This means that if don’t have a steady hand but you want to have flexible camera adjustments at a low price, the Canon A570 IS is the right digicam for you. It runs on AA batteries and stores the pictures on SD card type, meaning it will be cheap and easy to recharge any time, anywhere. Another important feature included in this camera is the Face Detection – focuses on the persons faces. Red eye removal in now included as in-camera software (playback mode), which … Read more…

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