Still, this shouldn’t be an issue for the typical SD buyer. Unfortunately for the SD, I’m not, so it will have to take second place instead. Locating and Installing Your Download When your download is complete please use the instructions below to begin the installation of your download or locate your downloaded files on your computer. Canon estimates that a 2GB card will store large images at the highest resolution. Like most digicams not parading as bargain cameras, it has a 3. It’s really hard to find fault with the PowerShot SD’s performance in our macro test photo.

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Using the camera’s Stitch Assist feature helps line up photos properly, so you’ll get the best results possible when you get into PhotoStitch. The image stabilizer is available, as is the digital zoom.

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Canon PowerShot SD IS (Digital IXUS IS): Digital Photography Review

You can record up to two hours of continuous audio, with three quality settings to choose powetshot. Learn more about Amazon Prime. You won’t regret a long-term relationship with this ELPH. Just looking at the flash made me think “this thing is tiny, it’s not going to be powerful”, but the SD’s flash range is competitive with other ultra-compact cameras.


Chromatic aberration at wide-angle is moderate, and fairly bright. Several of the options in the drive menu warrant further discussion.

As soon as the flashing icon goes steady, the camera will try to acquire focus if the shutter button is still half-pushed. Metering modes are unchanged — evaluative, center-weighted and spot all being offered.

PowerShot SD IS Silver

The flash takes 6. There’s mild barrel distortion at the wide-angle end of the PowerShot SD’s lens — less than I expected.

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Oh, and the photos aren’t bad either. It allows viewing of recorded images from the Canon Powershot Digital Cameras.

Canon PowerShot SD880 IS (Digital IXUS 870 IS)

Loading recommendations for this item Reviewed Dec 12, I’d recommend starting out with a 2GB card, and it’s worth spending a little bit more for a high speed card, though there’s no need to go overboard. The camera was mounted on a tripod and the self-timer with 10 second delay was used to trip the shutter.

Lined up next to the SD that it acnon many features with, the SD has received some of the usual follow-on camera re-works: Now let’s talk about the buttons located to the right of the LCD. This limited warranty shall only apply if the Product is used in conjunction with compatible computer equipment and compatible software, as to which items Canon U.


PowerShot SD880 IS Silver

ISO 1, and 3, shots are very soft indeed. The PowerShot SD uses a different movie codec than its predecessor. As with its predecessor, the Canon SD IS includes true optical image stabilization to help combat image blurring due to camera shake. Sharpness is great in the center of the image, though things soften noticeably around the edges which is quite common on ultra-compact cameras like this. Continue to next page 01 Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest.

It’s so saturated that it looks unreal. Motion Detection now tracks moving subjects in a much larger range, and the new Servo AF retains focus on a moving subject after the shutter button is pressed halfway — allowing you to wait for the perfect shot without refocusing. The Bad Mode dial spins a bit too freely; button positioning might bother some users; very noticeable fringing.

Shutter lag wasn’t a problem, cannon shot-to-shot delays were minor. There is a newer model of this item: It’s love at first sight with an ELPH.