Canon Powershot SD1100 IS Review

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Canon Powershot SD1100




Playback Modes & Menus



Canon Powershot SD1100

When you select Playback 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. Information across the top, 1/2 which means image 1 of 2 total, image quality is set at Large SuperFine and the time and date of capture. A "key" icon means the image is protected, and a "musical note" icon indicates that a voice memo has been attached (key and music note not pictured). Pressing the DISPlay button displays the histogram and extended image information to indicate the capture mode, flash mode, exposure compensation, white balance, ISO speed, metering, file size and image size.



Canon Powershot SD1100

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. Pressing the Wide button again will put you in jump mode where you can backward or forward a page at a time.



Canon Powershot SD1100

Pressing up on the directional button brings you to the jump menu. Here the camera allows you to jump through your photos based on the date, category, folder, movies, or in groups of 10 or 100 images at a time.



Canon Powershot SD1100

The image can be magnified up to 10x in ten steps by pressing the telephoto zoom button. Once the image is enlarged at any step, you can move around inside of it using the 4-way selector buttons.



Canon Powershot SD1100

Movie clips can be played in the camera with audio thanks to the built-in speaker.



Canon Powershot SD1100

You get "VCR-like" buttons to control the playback of movie clips.



Canon Powershot SD1100

Playback Menu:

    Slide Show - Plays a slide show of all of the images on the camera
    My Category - Allows you to view your pictures by category or allows you to label
      pictures with categories
    Erase - Allows you to erase one or all of the images on the memory card
    Protect - Allows you to protect images from being deleted
    Red-Eye Correction - Removes Red-Eye from your images
    Trimming - Allows you to crop your images inside the camera
    Resize - Save the current image at a smaller resolution
    My Colors - Change the color scheme of the photo
    Sound Memo - Record a message to go along with a photo
    Sound Recorder - Use camera as a portable sound recorder
    Rotate - Rotates the image 90° at a time
    Transfer Order - Choose the order and Quantity of images to print
    Resume - Last Seen or Last Shot
    Transition - Choose a transition for viewing your photographs




Canon Powershot SD1100

For proper display on a TV screen you use the Rotate option on any pictures that you have taken in portrait (vertical) mode.



Canon Powershot SD1100

The camera allows you to re-save an image with a smaller resolution in order to make it easier to share or just to save space on your memory card.



Canon Powershot SD1100

This feature allows you to crop your images inside the camera without the support of a computer and image editing software.



Canon Powershot SD1100

Print Menu:

    Print - Print the image
    Select Images & Quantity
    Select Range - Select a range of pictures to print (print 1 - 14)
    Select by Date - Print Images by date taken
    Select by Category - Print based on category classification




Canon Powershot SD1100

Setup Menu:

    Mute - On or Off
    Volume - Adjust the volume of the different camera sounds
    LCD Brightness - Adjust the brightness of the LCD
    Power Saving - Auto Power Down, Display Off settings
    Time Zone - Set your home and travel time zones
    Date/Time - Set the date and time
    Clock Display - 0-10 sec., 20sec., 30 sec., 1-3 min.
    Format - Format the memory card
    File Numbering - Continuous, Auto Reset
    Create Folder - Create a storage folder for your images
    Auto Rotate - On or Off
    Lens Retract - 0 sec., 1 min.
    Language - Choose from one of the 25 languages
    Video System - NTSC, PAL
    Print Method - Auto, PictBridge
    Reset All - Reset the camera to the factory defaults




Canon Powershot SD1100

The My Camera sub-menu lets you customize the camera's theme, startup and shutdown screens and the camera's sound effects. When you install the included software you will find a wealth of themes, startup screens and sounds to choose from our custom build your own.





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