Just set the Canon PowerShot SX210 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 22 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.
Shooting Modes Advanced presets for the best possible photos under certain conditions. With 12 Shooting Modes plus 11 Special Scene Modes, you're ready for whatever shot comes your way:
AUTO Recognizes typical shooting scenes, and detects faces, brightness, colors, distance and movement without the need to switch modes.
P Program Access advanced exposure compensation features while shooting mostly automatically.
Av Aperture-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.
Tv Shutter-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.
Manual The ultimate in creative control, you set selecting both aperture and shutter speed manually.
Easy Keep the image quality as high as possible for fail-proof images.
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.
Night Snapshot 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.
Indoor Reduce blur and improve color accuracy when shooting handheld indoors.
Movie Shoot in HD (1280 x 720 at 30 fps*) for up to 29 min. 43 sec. or 4GB per clip, VGA (640 x 480 at 30 fps*), for up to 43 min. 43 sec., QVGA (320 x 240 at 30 fps*) for up to 1 hour 53 min. 19 sec. or 4GB per clip. (*Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps)
Special Scene Modes
Low Light For high quality image capture in an amazing range of dimly-lit situations.
Smart Shutter The camera automatically takes the photo when people smile, wink, or get into frame.
Color Accent Choose to retain a single color in your image while other colors turn monochrome.
Color Swap Select a color and replace it with a color you specify for special effects.
Fisheye Effect The image is slightly curved around its center, creating a striking picture.
Miniature Effect Create an illusion where very large objects appear in miniature proportions.
Beach Get clear shots of people at a sunny beach without darkened faces.
Foliage Capture brilliant shots of autumn foliage, greenery and blossoms.
Snow Shoot clear snow scenes without darkened subjects or an unnatural bluish tint.
Fireworks Grab brilliant images of skyrocketing fireworks.
Stitch Assist 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.