Canon PowerShot S50 Review
Date: August 4, 2003
Canon PowerShot S50 Review is based on a production
model. All sample images are unretouched, except
1/250 sec., F2.8 and ISO 50
Canon PowerShot S50 has the superb image
quality, fast performance, professional features,
and high resolution to satisfy demanding serious
amateur photographers. It features the full
set of exposure control in a compact and stylish
the S50 may not fit in everyone's jeans pocket,
it is compact enough to slide into a coat pocket
or large pants pocket, making it a full-featured
digital camera in a sleek compact size. It has
an all metal body which gives it a solid feel,
and comes in Satin Silver or Matte Black. Its
size will suit those who find an ultra compact
digital camera just too small to operate well.
Unlike some of its competitors that are more chunky
with protruding lenses, the S50 has a distinctive
sliding cover that protects its lens and also
functions to power on/off the camera.
easy to get good results with the S50. In Program
AE mode, the camera is point-and-shoot easy to
operate; for more flexible exposure control, switch
to one of the scene modes, Aperture-Priority,
Shutter-Priority or full Manual mode. The S50
should prove to be a good starting point-and-shoot
camera, as well as satisfy those who desire more
flexible exposure control.
you are a serious amateur photographer and are
looking for a digital camera with superb image
quality and flexible exposure control, then you
should look seriously at the Canon PowerShot S50.
The S50 can also deliver excellent results on
Program AE mode, so you can share it with someone
who is only a point-and-shoot type of photographer.
See if you fit the Canon PowerShot S50 User
||Desire a quality 5 MP
resolution digital camera capable of
producing prints of up to 11x14 in.
||Need superb image quality,
flexible exposure control, and professional
||Want a compact camera
that can be easily carried in a coat
pocket, large pants pocket, or in a
||Are a serious amateur
photographer and need Auto as well as
full exposure control.
||Want a digital camera
that can be sometimes used as a point-and-shoot
and at other times used for more creative