Canon Powershot G3 Review

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Canon PowerShot G3



Playback Screens & Menus





Switching the G3 into Play mode will bring the last picture captured up in fullscreen mode with overlay data for folder/picture number, current picture / total number of pictures, image quality and size, date and time of exposure.



Canon Powershot G3

You can get all the picture information including a histogram by pressing the DISPLAY button. As you can see it is very complete and includes folder and image number, ISO sensitivity, exposure mode, shutter speed, aperture, exposure compensation, white balance, focus mode, image size and quality, date and time.



Canon Powershot G3

The playback image can be magnified up to 10X by toggling the zoom control to the telephoto position. You can stop at either enlargement step and scroll around inside the image.



Canon Powershot G3

Pressing the flash mode button enables the thumbnail index mode. Here you can quickly search through the stored images and find one to playback in full screen mode. Press the Macro mode button to enter "Jump" mode that lets you go through images a screen at a time.



Canon Powershot G3

The Play mode menu with options for Protecting images from accidental erasure, Rotate to re-orient portrait mode images for proper display on a TV screen, Erase All images. Single images can be erased by pressing the "Star" button while they're being viewed. The Slide Show option lets you select an interval time between images and and start and stop a presentation. The Print Order option lets you embed DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) information on the card so any selected pictures can be easily printed by DPOF-compliant printers or services.



Canon Powershot G3

Movies can be played back on the camera's LCD screen or a TV set when using the included A/V cable. Sound is played back on the internal speaker or TV set.



Canon Powershot G3

When playing movies you can access the Edit menu to clip out portions of recorded videos when needed.



Canon Powershot G3

Pressing the MF button in Play mode enables the voice recording option so you can attach audio notes to still pictures.







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