Canon Powershot S300 Review

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Canon PowerShot S300




Canon PowerShot S300 Digital ELPH

When you first select the Replay mode the last picture taken is displayed. You can move backward or forward through the images using the LEFT and RIGHT buttons. The amount of overlay information displayed is controlled by pressing the DISP button. This frame shows the default information, across the bottom is 3/10 which means image 3 of 10 total. Superfine/Large image and the time and date it was captured.



Canon PowerShot S300 Digital ELPH

Pressing the DISP button again brings up further icons on the left to indicate the capture mode (auto, manual, movie), drive mode (single, continuous), flash mode, exposure compensation and white balance.

If you press the DISP button again all of the overlay information is removed. This is good for when you are showing the pictures on the TV and don't want the info displayed.



Canon PowerShot S300 Digital ELPH

You can quickly search through stored images using the Index playback function which is actuated by pressing the Wide zoom control button. Nine thumbnail size images will be displayed and you can select one using the LEFT or RIGHT buttons and then pressing the Telephoto zoom button.



Canon PowerShot S300 Digital ELPH

The replay image can be magnified 2.5x by pressing the telephoto zoom button. Once the image is enlarged you can move around inside of it using the LEFT or RIGHT buttons.



Canon PowerShot S300 Digital ELPH

Movie clips can be replayed on the LCD screen without audio (the camera has no speaker). When connected to a TV set with the A/V cable you will get both video and audio.



Canon PowerShot S300 Digital ELPH

While playing back an image it can be quickly erased by pressing the "+/-WB" button.



Canon PowerShot S300 Digital ELPH

Pressing the MENU button while in replay mode brings up the menu overlay with options for deleting the current image, deleting ALL the images, protecting the image, rotate the image (for proper display of portrait mode images on TV), auto play starts a slideshow and print order lets you set the DPOF printing information.




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