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Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS 8 to 10 Megapixel
Color communicates. It introduces you before you say a word, making the Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Elph the ultimate image-maker. Five fashion-forward hues expressed in pure aluminum add a new burst of excitement to Canon’s Perpetual Curve design. Of course, a camera that brings out the best in you also delivers Canon’s most advanced technology features. Call it style with substance, for a new level of picture taking pleasure.
Submitted by mspawsholly a Intermediate
Date Reviewed: April 23, 2009
Strengths: small if you want small, cute colors if you want cute, lots of icons if you want icons.
Weaknesses: it;s so subjective, see above.
Based upon reviews I finally broke down & purchased a "real" digital camera vs. things I bought at on line auctions that I still can't use...
So, after all that research from Staples retail to on line purchase I was disappointed in this camera. First, if you're over 45 and your close up vision is starting to wane you will need your glasses to read the icons and text on camera.
You will also need a magnifying glass and a lot of time to peruse the instruction booklet which is tiny and every set of instructions refers to another page further in the book which refers you to other pages. It's like reading the telephone book.
I photograph animals and I just don't have time to dash about searching for my glasses etc etc. I also have cuts on my fingers from dry skin and washing constantly, so the teeny buttons were painful to operate. I'm not full of patience and need to get the shot when it happens and for me, this camera was not a good option. I"ve ended up with an older Panasonic DMC-TZ series (#1) which for me, is far superior for ease of use. I got ti for $100 at a Ritz Camera store closing.
It's bigger and bulkier (good - I'll be able to find it) but the screen is huge, the manual is easy to read and follow, and it's easy on the fingers and hands. For $50 less I have a camera I will use.
Duration Product Used: 21+ years
Price Paid: $149.00
Purchased At: Amazon
Similar Products Used: mostly 35 mm slr or 35 ml point and shoot
Type of photography: Other
Submitted by amandamarino a Casual
Date Reviewed: November 12, 2008
Strengths: Ease of use.
Available colors of camera. (Mine is very pretty!)
Weaknesses: Haven't found any yet!
Very easy to use for beginner / casual photographer. It has several features that I do not use, yet, but overall it is very easy to use. So far, I have only messed around with Macro and Nightshot settings. This was a gift, so I am still learning.
I would recommend this camera for all beginner photographers. It has many features, but would limit a more experienced photographer.
Duration Product Used: 0-1 years
Price Paid: $250.00
Purchased At: Horn Photo, Fresno,
Similar Products Used: Powershot S3 IS
Type of photography: People
Related PowerShot SD1100 IS Forum Posts
I cant decide. I am torn between the PowerShot SD850 IS and the Powershot SD1100 IS and cant decide. Both seem like excellent cameras. The SD850 got reviewed a bit better on Cnet, but its also a year old (I dont really know how fast technology and quality gets out of date in comparison to new ... Read More »
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