Canon Powershot SD990 IS Review

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Canon Powershot SD990 IS



Playback Screens & Menus


Canon Powershot SD990 IS


Switching the SD990 into Play mode will bring the last picture captured up in fullscreen mode with no overlay information (depending on menu settings). Pressing the DISPlay button controls the amount of data that will be shown on the LCD. These include the extended picture information screen with histogram, and AF-Point zoom preview.



Canon Powershot SD990 IS

Pressing the zoom control to Wide enables the thumbnail index mode. Here you can quickly search through the stored images and find one to playback in full screen mode.



Canon Powershot SD990 IS

You can also search thourgh images by using the Control dial. It will show the screen above, with the date and time of capture. Once you stop on an image, it will display full screen.



Canon Powershot SD990 IS

The playback image can be magnified up to 10X by pressing the zoom control to Tele. You can stop at any enlargement step and scroll around inside the image with the 4-way selector.



Canon Powershot SD990 IS

The Playback menu has options for: starting an automatic Slideshow, placing images in categories, Erase a file, Protecting images from accidental erasure, use i-Contrast to help brighten up subjects and backgrounds, correct Red-eye in your portraits, Trim (crop) a picture, Resize an image, change the color, add a Sound Memo, use the camera as a digital sound recorder, Rotate an image, choose the Transfer Order when uploading images to a computer, set the play button function, choose which image is displayed when you enter playback mode (Last Shot, Last Viewed), and select the Transition between images.



Canon Powershot SD990 IS

The resize option allows you to save a smaller version of the original. Perfect for emailing and sharing on the web.



Canon Powershot SD990 IS

Movies can be played back on the camera's LCD screen or a TV set when using the included A/V cable. Monoraul sound is played back through the camera's speaker. You get VCR-like controls, and you also have access to the Edit menu to clip portions of recorded videos when needed.





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