Canon Powershot S3 IS Review

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Canon Powershot S3 IS





Sample Photos



All images taken at Large/Superfine quality, ISO 80, AWB, Program AE unless otherwise noted.


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2816x2112
3,133.10 Kb, Macro flash
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2816x2112
2,590.12 Kb, Flash
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2816x2112
3,959.80 Kb
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2816x2112
3,639.66 Kb
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2816x2112
2,834.92 Kb
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2816x2112
2,975.89 Kb, Full 432mm telephoto
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2816x2112
3,434.51 Kb, 187mm telephoto
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2816x2112
3,467.10 Kb, 91mm telephoto
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2816x2112
2,798.05 Kb, Full 36mm wide angle
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2816x2112
3,617.58 Kb
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2816x2112
3,945.62 Kb, Full 36mm wide angle
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2816x2112, Portrait mode
2,012.73 Kb, Red eye flash
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2816x2112, Portrait mode
2,209.93 Kb, Fill flash
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2816x2112, Portrait mode
2,069.12 Kb
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2816x2112, Tv 1/1000
3,770.99 Kb, ISO 400
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2816x1584, Wide/SuperFine
1,740.35 Kb, Av f/3.5
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2816x2112
1,951.71 Kb, ISO 80
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2816x2112
2,196.55 Kb, ISO 100
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2816x2112
2,503.13 Kb, ISO 200
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2816x2112
3,033.35 Kb, ISO 400
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2816x2112
3,641.77 Kb, ISO 800
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2816x2112
3,073.86 Kb, High ISO Auto
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2816x2112, Tv 15 secs.
2,126.28 Kb, Noise reduction
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640x480 30fps
14,524 Kb, 7 secs


The following sample images were taken under identical conditions as a set of SONY H5 images; click on the link SONY H5 comparison to view the counterpart SONY H5 sample.

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2816x2112
3,658.41 Kb
SONY H5 comparison
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2816x2112
3,783.41 Kb
SONY H5 comparison
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2816x2112
3,036.85 Kb
SONY H5 comparison
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2816x2112
2,878.67 Kb
SONY H5 comparison
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2816x2112
2,951.50 Kb
SONY H5 comparison
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2816x2112
2,510.99 Kb
SONY H5 comparison

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