Canon PowerShot S100 – Featured User Review

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Canon PowerShot S100 - Featured User ReviewThe Canon PowerShot S100 is one of the top high-end compact cameras right now and probably the best current camera that actually fits in your pocket. The S100 is especially good for serious photographers who want a pocket camera that provides excellent image quality and lots of control. I first got to see it in person at the PhotoPlus Expo in New York last fall and I really liked what I saw (Canon PowerShot S100 hands-on article). Because it’s such a sweet pocket camera, I was pleased when Thien posted his S100 user review. It’s a good review and it gives me a chance to highlight a really nice camera.

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Featured Review: Canon PowerShot S100

by Thien (Casual)

Price Paid: $429.00 from BestBuy
Review Date: February 7, 2012
Used product for: 1 to 3 months

Overall Rating: 5 of 5
Value Rating: 4 of 5

This is the camera I’ve been waiting for. Wide and fast 24mm lens, RAW, and 1080p!

I have both a Canon DSLR and an Olympus Micro Four Thirds camera, but the missing camera has always been a great pocketable camera. Then Canon comes out with the S100… and it has all the features I’ve been waiting for!

Solid build – the rugged finish gives it a very high quality look and feel. It doesn’t feel like the typical pocket camera. I suppose because it isn’t. One of the main features I look for in my cameras is the amount of manual control. As I’ve grown in the hobby and understand what it all means, I’ve wanted more and more control, and the S100 has it all… (read more)

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Canon PowerShot S100 Hands-On Article >>

Thien also happens to be the manager of one of our sister sites, Roadbike Review. If you’re a cyclist, you probably already know about it. If not, make sure to check it out!

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Photo-John, a.k.a. John Shafer, is the managing editor of and has been since the site launched back in 1999. He's an avid outdoor enthusiast and spends as much time as possible on his mountain bike, hiking or skiing in the mountains. He's been taking pictures for ever and ever, and never goes anywhere without a camera.

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