Powershot S2 IS

Powershot S2 IS

Canon Powershot S2 IS Review

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Canon Powershot S2 IS




Sample Photos



All images taken at Large/Superfine quality, ISO 50, AWB, Program AE unless otherwise noted.
Side-by-side sample images under identical conditions were taken with the SONY H1;
click on the link SONY H1 comparison to view the counterpart H1 sample.


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1,565.25 Kb
2592x1944
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1,420.12 Kb
2592x1944
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1,483.73 Kb
2592x1944, ISO 100
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1,645.51 Kb
2592x1944, ISO 200
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2,019.90 Kb
2592x1944, ISO 400
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2,786.30 Kb
2592x1944
SONY H1 comparison
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2,508.99 Kb
2592x1944
SONY H1 comparison
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IMG_0133.JPG
2,764.90 Kb
2592x1944, 432mm
SONY H1 comparison
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IMG_0138.JPG
2,844.64 Kb
2592x1944, 227mm
SONY H1 comparison
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2,454.54 Kb
2592x1944, 115mm
SONY H1 comparison
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IMG_0149.JPG
2,096.81 Kb
2592x1944, 36mm
SONY H1 comparison
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2,118.38 Kb
2592x1944, Beach scene mode
SONY H1 comparison
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IMG_0173.JPG
3,132.48 Kb
2592x1944
SONY H1 comparison
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1,683.45 Kb
2592x1944
Portrait mode, Red eye flash
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1,747.10 Kb
1944x2592
Portrait mode, Red eye flash
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1,696.00 Kb
1944x2592
Portrait mode
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2,598.65 Kb
1944x2592
ISO 100, Tv 1/500
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1,971.36 Kb
2592x1944
15 secs, Noise reduction
SONY H1 comparison
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2,101.93 Kb
2592x1944
Tv 1/1250
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MVI_0371.AVI
10,034 Kb
640x480, 30fps, 5 secs
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IMG_0090.JPG
3,361.80 Kb
2592x1944
SONY H1 comparison


The following images demonstrate the S2 IS image noise characteristics at
various sensitivities. Side-by-side samples were taken with the SONY H1;
click on the link SONY H1 comparison to view the comparable H1 image.

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2,720.21 Kb
2592x1944, ISO 50
SONY H1 comparison
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2,731.25 Kb
2592x1944, ISO 100
SONY H1 comparison
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2,809.11 Kb
2592x1944, ISO 200
SONY H1 comparison
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3,005.11 Kb
2592x1944, ISO 400
SONY H1 comparison




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