Powerful slave flash, fired by the camera’s pre-flash. The electronic optical viewfinder, activated by pressing the Display button in Record mode or turning the LCD to face inward against the camera body in any mode, duplicates what would otherwise be shown on the rotating LCD monitor. We’ve never taken sides in the row over whether image stabilization should be provided in-body or in the lens, but we’ll now list the absence of in-body stabilization as a Con in our camera reviews. AA-size Alkaline Batteries , approx. Exposure Parameters Exposure Metering. Use the s2is for macro work, I can make a dime look 50 feet wide, with a diopter set and tube.

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Activates shutter after an approx. Nestled in the center of the battery compartment door on the bottom of the camera, this sliding switch unlocks the door, so that it can slide forward and open.

Canon PowerShot S2 IS Review: Digital Photography Review

The video stream is interrupted for a bit under a second for this capture, which creates a gap, but Canon was clever about dealing with this. When the shutter is pressed, the camera takes a black image. Effectively doubles the flash range of the camera. Email required Address never made public. See all 3 refurbished listings. In this interview, Simon looks back at his time at the helm. Video capture ability adds convenience for the user.


This was bought to replace a dead S1 in a photobooth environment. The Flash Off setting is achieved by closing the flash.

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Sony cahon data loss issues with firmware v2. This limited warranty covers all defects encountered in normal use of the Products, and does not apply in the following cases: I’ve found this mode useful both in night scenes and indoor scenes, softening the impact of the flash on a canoh by dialing it back, and leaving the shutter open a little longer to capture the true ambient light of the room or night backdrop.

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A big part of the story of the Canon S2id IS though, has to do with its movie capability: This charger kit comes with four AA rechargeable batteries powered by Nickel Metal-Hydride technology that’s free of the frustrating “memory” effect.

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Submit a News Tip! Gear of the Year – Barney’s choice: Sets the camera’s drive mode, cycling through the available options with each press. It may not be s2ix replacement for a DSLR, but it can complement one well for some uses.


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When I went back to Auto, I had an image again. Use of parts or supplies other than those sold by Canon U. You may also like.

Canon PowerShot S2 IS Review

As an added bonus, Canon supplies editing software that allows this camera to print directly to PictBridge or a compatible photo printer. Slow gentle heat is what you want. The full automatic controls keep things simple for novices, while the manual settings offer the camon to gradually step up to more control.

Lensrentals tears down the Canon mm F2. Sigma releases X3F Raw conversion plugin for Photoshop. Dec 18, On the left side of the camera s2js viewed from the rearthis button enables or disables the manual focus mode.