Even if you've never picked up a camera before, with Canon's new Easy Mode you can take inspiring, dramatic pictures that will impress everyone. Once you choose Easy Mode, the PowerShot SX120 IS handles all the details automatically. It automatically sets every camera control, including the flash, to reduce blur and improve image quality. So you get pictures that are bright, clear and natural just by pushing a button. Best of all, you can relax and concentrate on what really counts - your subject.
With 20 Shooting Modes including 8 Special Scene Modes, you're ready for whatever shot comes your way.
Shooting Modes Advanced presets for the best possible photos under certain conditions
Auto Recognizes typical shooting scenes, and detects faces, brightness, colors, distance and movement without the need to switch modes.
Easy Keep the image quality as high as possible for fail-proof images.
P Program Access advanced exposure compensation features while shooting mostly automatically.
Av Aperture-priority 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.
Tv Shutter-priority 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.
Manual The ultimate in creative control, you set both aperture and shutter speed manually.
Portrait The camera sets a large aperture, focusing the subject and artistically blurring the background to make your subject "pop."
Landscape For front to back sharpness, the camera sets a small aperture.
Indoor Reduce blur and improve color accuracy when shooting handheld indoors.
Kids & Pets Reduced focusing time for even faster shutter response, so you won't miss those special shots.
Night Snapshot Get natural-looking pictures with brighter backgrounds and subjects lit by flash.
Movie Shoot in VGA (640 x 480 at 30 fps/30 fps LP), QVGA (320 x 240 at 30 fps) for up to 1 hour or 4GB), or QQVGA (160 x 120 at 15 fps) for up to 3 minutes.
Special Scene Modes
Foliage Capture brilliant shots of autumn foliage, greenery blossoms.
Snow Shoot clear snow scenes without darkened subjects or an unnatural bluish tint.
Beach Get clear shots of people at a sunny beach without darkened faces.
Sunset Capture stunning sunsets with all the dazzle and impact.
Fireworks Grab brilliants images of skyrocketing fireworks.
Night Scene For impressive nightlife shots, the camera properly exposes the background and uses slow-sync flash for the subject.
ISO 3200 Expands the user's ability to shoot in dark settings without using the flash.
Aquarium Achieve proper flash-free exposure and natural hues at indoor aquariums.
Actual results may vary from examples shown above. Final image may vary depending on picture composition.