Flash does not throttle down well at this range, so plan on using external lighting for macro shots. The Canon PowerShot SD’s user interface is straightforward and relatively uncomplicated, with a similar menu setup and basic control philosophy as the rest of the current ELPH series. Edge A white bar will appear at the bottom of your browser window which will contain your download. A recently published patent from Canon details the schematics for a medium telephoto macro lens with image stabilization for its new RF mount. Visit the Canon Online Store. See price on Amazon.

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Digital Cameras – Canon PowerShot SD Digital Camera Review, Information, Specifications

A Taiwanese company known for producing skins for Sony products has released what is very likely its most unusual skin to date. The SD packs se550 a few features in its compact body, though it’s a bit short on manual controls the only ones are for white balance and slow shutter speeds. While not class-leading, the SD focuses quickly in most situations. There are two things to note before I tell you about these features.

Canon PowerShot SD550 Digital ELPH (Digital IXUS 750) Review

The camera’s Playback mode allows cropping of movies, with a minimum length of two seconds for the cropped movie. Gear of the Year – Richard’s Choice: The buildings are all nice and sharp and purple fringing levels are low.

A MB card powershoot hold a little over 4 minutes of video. Canon has managed to slip in a few new features into playback mode and they’re mainly cosmetic.


Vignetting dark corners was not a problem. When connected to a PictBridge-enabled photo printer, you can make prints right from the camera. If you zoom in and follow them from the wider portions, you’ll see the lines converge and reappear several times, so the lines powershlt see at 1, and higher are really only artifacts generated by the camera’s imaging system. You generally end up with a slight fringe of the old color surrounding your replaced color in Color Swap mode, and it can be difficult to control the exact color you want to affect in both modes.

Optical Sensor Sensor Resolution. Likewise, the rubber flap for the AC adapter kit is close enough to the tripod mount that acnon using AC power, you likely won’t be able to use a tripod.

PowerShot SD550

Marks the current image for write-protection, or removes write-protection. Handy if you forgot your wristwatch, I guess. Cycle time shot to shot. The SD supports direct printing to any PictBridge compliant printer regardless of brand. After the timer expires, the camera canno capture the number of photos requested with an interval of approximately one second between photos, and the flash does recharge quickly enough to capture 10 s550 in a row with flash.

The camera’s telescoping lens moves into place quickly, projecting an inch from the front of the camera when powered on, and retracts fully within the camera when switched off to maintain a flat profile. Zoom Lever see image above: To the upper left of the lens is a tiny hole for the camera’s microphone.


Steves Digicams – Canon Powershot SD Digital ELPH – User Review

Overall color well-balanced and hue accurate. Several distinctive ELPH features are on the front of the Canon SD, with the lens off-center slightly toward the right, and both the viewfinder and flash just above it.

Also sets display shutdown time to 10, 20, or 30 seconds, or to 1, 2, or 3 minutes. Ratings and Reviews Write a review.

This is great for videos of fast moving subjects. A small spring-loaded latch ensures the battery won’t accidentally fall out when you open the compartment cover.

Since it was podershot problem with some SD’s, I listened for any “whine” in the sound track of movies recorded on the SD Officials say ‘rogue drones’ have caused ‘chaos’ and shut down London’s Gatwick airport. See your browser’s documentation for specific instructions. The SD lets you capture full motion video with sound at x resolution with a 30fps framerate. Number one is that yes, the SD isn’t the smallest camera in this class — not even close. Simon Joinson was DPReview’s second general manager, during a time when the site underwent enormous changes, not least our relocation to the U.