Powershot A520

Powershot A520

Canon Powershot A520 Review

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Canon Powershot A520




RemoteCapture



Canon Powershot A520

RemoteCapture allows you to operate the camera while tethered to a computer via the USB port and includes a live viewfinder option. The Field angle/flash screen gives you access to settings for: Focusing Point, Flash, Macro Focus, AF-assist lamp and AF operation.

The Image Size and Quality is selected at the top. The shutter can be tripped by either a mouse click or a hot-key on the keyboard.


Canon Powershot A520

The Shooting settings screen lets you control: White Balance, ISO Speed, Exposure Compensation, Photo Effect, Flash Exposure Level (if in Manual), Exposure Mode, Metering Mode and Shutter Speed and Aperture Value.



Canon Powershot A520

In addition to the on-screen viewfinder you can also enable display on the camera's LCD monitor or a TV via the Video Out.


Canon Powershot A520

Captured images can be saved directly to the computer or they can be stored on the camera's CF card and then transferred to the hard drive. Select the destination folder and the sequence numbering options.



Interval and Timer Shooting

Canon Powershot A520

The Remote Capture program is also capable of interval and timer recording as well as instantaneous. Shooting interval: approx. 1 - 60 min. (1-min. increments) Number of shots: 2 - 100 shots (Maximum number of shots varies according to CF memory card capacity.)



Canon Powershot A520





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