Just set the Canon PowerShot SX200 IS to Smart AUTO and you're ready for maximum enjoyment from your picture taking every time. It's a relaxing and satisfying way to shoot because you can completely concentrate on your subject knowing that the camera has the technical details covered. Advanced Canon technology intelligently analyzes your situation and shooting conditions. Then it automatically selects an appropriate setting from 18 specially defined settings. So whether you're photographing flowers, a captivating sunset, or your friends at the park, you can be confident that you're getting dramatic, memorable images.
Advanced presets for the best possible photos under certain conditions.
With 23 Shooting Modes including 11 Special Scene Modes, you're ready for whatever shot comes your way:
Recognizes typical shooting scenes, and detects faces, brightness, colors, distance and movement without the need to switch modes.
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.
Keep the image quality as high as possible for fail-proof images.
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.
Kids & Pets
Reduced focusing time freezes fast-moving subjects, so you won't miss those special shots.
Reduce blur and improve color accuracy when shooting handheld indoors.
Shoot in HD (1280 x 720 at 30 fps) for up to 29 min. 59 sec. or 4GB per clip, 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.
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.
Build awe-inspiring panoramas by neatly aligning sequential images.
Actual results may vary from examples shown above.
Final image may vary depending on picture composition.