Canon Powershot A1000 IS Review

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Playback Modes & Menus



Canon Powershot A1000 IS

When you press the playback button on the back of the camera, the last picture taken is displayed full screen. You can move backward or forward through the images using the LEFT and RIGHT buttons. The amount of overlay information displayed is controlled by pressing the DISP button. You can choose from no info, basic info, a full detailed list of settings with histogram or a close up view to check focus. This view also will show you all faces that were detected in the photo.



Canon Powershot A1000 IS

You can quickly search through stored images using the Index playback function which is actuated by pressing the Wide zoom control button. Nine thumbnail size images will be displayed and you can select one using the LEFT or RIGHT buttons and then pressing the Telephoto zoom button. Pressing the Wide button again will put you in jump mode where you can backward or forward a page at a time.



Canon Powershot A1000 IS

The jump feature allows you to quickly search through your images by the date that they were taken, or allow you to jump in preset numbers (10, 100), to movies, people and folders that are on the memory card.



Canon Powershot A1000 IS

The image can be magnified up to 10x in ten steps by pressing the telephoto zoom button. Once the image is enlarged at any step, you can move around inside of it using the 4-way selector buttons.



Canon Powershot A1000 IS

Movie clips can be played in the camera with audio thanks to the built-in speaker. Press the FUNC. / SET button to play a clip, or use any of the other VCR-like controls.



Canon Powershot A1000 IS

Playback Menu:

    Slide Show - Runs a slide show of all the images on the memory card
    My Category - Separate your photos into categories for easier navigation
    Red Eye Correction - Removes redness from the eyes of your subjects
    Resize - Save a smaller copy of a photograph
    Sound Memo - Record a sound memo to played back when you view
      the image
    Protect - Protect an image from being deleted
    Rotate - Change the orientation of your image by 90° at a time
    Erase All - Erase all images from the memory card
    Transfer Order - Choose the order of images to be sent to print
    Resume - Select the image that will be seen when you turn the camera to
      playback mode
    Transition - Select a transition for browsing your photos




Canon Powershot A1000 IS

Print Menu:

    Print
    Select Images & Qty.
    Select All Images
    Clear All Selections
    Print Settings




Canon Powershot A1000 IS

Resize allows you to make your images smaller on the camera without the need for a computer. The picture will save as new file so that you do not lose the original.



Canon Powershot A1000 IS

The rotate feature allows the camera to rotate an image without a computer 90° at a time.



Canon Powershot A1000 IS

Red Eye Correction allows the camera to remove any instances of Red Eye from your photographs with just a press of a button. You then have the option to overwrite the existing file or save it as a new one.


Canon Powershot A1000 IS

Camera Setup Menu:

    Mute - On or Off
    Volume - Change the volume for the different sounds and movie playback
    Start-up Image - On or Off
    Power Saving - Auto Power Down (On or Off), Display Off (10, 20,
      30 seconds, 1, 2, 3 minutes)
    Date/Time - Set the date and time
    Format - Format the memory card
    File Numbering - Continuous, Auto Reset
    Create Folder - Create a folder on the memory card for saving your
      photographs
    Auto Rotate - On or Off
    Lens Retract - 0 sec, 1 min
    Language - Choose from one of the many languages
    Video System - NTSC or PAL
    Print Method - Auto or PictBridge
    Reset All - Reset all options back to the factory defaults




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