Powershot SD890 IS

Powershot SD890 IS

Canon Powershot SD890 IS Review

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Playback Modes & Menus



Canon Powershot SD890 IS

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. There are several different display settings including one with a histogram, which also displays overexposed areas in your photograph.



Canon Powershot SD890 IS

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 SD890 IS

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. (Images taken from the A590 Review)



Canon Powershot SD890 IS

Movie clips can be played in the camera with audio thanks to the built-in speaker. VCR-like controls make playback a breeze.



Canon Powershot SD890 IS

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 SD890 IS

The camera allows you to resize your images inside the camera, which is useful when preparing files for sharing or uploading the internet, or if you are running out of room on your memory card and don't want to delete any.



Canon Powershot SD890 IS

The Setup sub-menu lets you Mute camera sounds, adjust the volume of several functions, adjust LCD brightness, choose the Power saving settings, set the Time Zone, set the time and date in the internal clock, choose how long the clock is displayed, format the SD card, choose file numbering method, create a folder new folder, turn auto rotate on/off, adjust the Lens retract time, set the menu language, specify the video out format (NTSC or PAL), select the print method used and RESET all settings to factory default.



Canon Powershot SD890 IS

The MyCamera 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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