Now you're free to concentrate on what really counts - your subject. With the large, simple-to-operate Mode Dial, all you have to do is turn to the setting that best matches the scene you're viewing through the lens. The PowerShot SX10 IS does the rest. It chooses the perfect exposure, aperture and flash. Or, if you want to flex your creative muscles, choose Manual Control and do it all yourself. You've got Special Scenes Modes to handle a wide range of common shooting situations - effortlessly.
With 24 Shooting Modes including 11 Special Scene Modes, you're ready for whatever shot comes your way:
Advanced presets for the best possible photos under certain conditions.
The camera chooses all the settings so you can concentrate on your subject.
Access advanced exposure compensation features while shooting mostly automatically.
You define the aperture to either isolate your subject or have clarity throughout the entire picture, and the camera will choose the corresponding shutter speed.
You select the shutter speed to stop or blur action, and the camera finds the appropriate aperture. With slow exposure times, Canon's noise reduction system activates to ensure low image noise.
The ultimate in creative control, you set selecting both aperture and shutter speed manually.
Define and store your own settings to achieve the effects you prefer.
Close to almost touching distance to capture the subject detail.
The camera sets a large aperture, focusing the subject and artistically blurring the background to make your subject "pop".
For front to back sharpness, the camera sets a small aperture.
Get natural-looking pictures with brighter backgrounds and subjects lit by flash.
Ensure highly accurate autofocusing when shooting fast-moving subjects.
Build awe-inspiring panoramas by neatly aligning sequential images.
Shoot in high resolution VGA (640 x 480 at 30 fps), QVGA (320 x 240 at 30 fps) for up to 1 hour or 4GB per clip.
Special Scene Modes
For impressive sunset or nightlife shots, the camera properly exposes the background and uses slow-sync flash for the subject.
Capture brilliant shots of autumn foliage, greenery and blossoms.
Shoot clear snow scenes without darkened subjects or an unnatural bluish tint.
Get clear shots of people at a sunny beach without darkened faces.
Capture stunning sunsets with all the dazzle and impact.
Grab brilliant images of skyrocketing fireworks.
Achieve proper flash-free exposure and natural hues at indoor aquariums.
Expands the user's ability to shoot in dark settings without using the flash.
Reduce blur and improve color accuracy when shooting handheld indoors.
Choose to retain a single color in your image while other colors turn monochrome.
Select a color and replace it with a color you specify for special effects.
Actual results may vary from examples shown above.
Final image may vary depending on picture composition.