Canon Powershot Pro1 Review

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Canon Powershot Pro1



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Canon Powershot Pro1


Switching the Pro1 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. The musical note icon tells you that there is a voice annotation attached to the image.



Canon Powershot Pro1

You can get extended picture information including a histogram by pressing the INFO button. The preview thumbnail shows highlight areas that are over-exposed by blinking them. The information displayed 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 Pro1

The playback image can be magnified up to 10X by turning the zoom control ring or by pressing the Flash mode button. You can stop at any enlargement step and scroll around inside the image with the 4-way selector.



Canon Powershot Pro1

Pressing the Macro 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.



Canon Powershot Pro1

Press the FUNC mode button while in index display to enter "Jump" mode and you can advance through thumbnail images one screen at a time.



Canon Powershot Pro1

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 and Transfer Order options 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 Pro1

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 Pro1

Pressing the INFO button will display all the information about the current movie clip. Image size, length of clip in seconds, exposure compensation, white balance, metering and time and date of capture.



Canon Powershot Pro1

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



Canon Powershot Pro1

Pressing the MF button in Play mode enables the voice recording option so you can attach up to 60 second audio notes to still pictures.





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