With a simple Mode Dial, the PowerShot A720 IS makes it easy to access the features of the camera you’ll use most. Select a scene mode, and the camera automatically sets shooting parameters to get you the best possible shot in that situation. You can also access Stitch Assist, Auto, Movie and Manual modes from the Mode Dial. And the convenience of using AA-size batteries, no special power adapters or chargers are needed wherever you go.
With 19 Shooting Modes including 7 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 both aperture and shutter speed manually.
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.
Reduce blur and improve color accuracy when shooting handheld indoors.
Kids & Pets
Reduced focusing time freezes fast-moving subjects, so you won't miss those special shots.
Build awe-inspiring panoramas by neatly aligning sequential images.
Shoot in VGA (640 x 480 at 30 fps/30 fps LP) for up to 1 hour or 4GB, QVGA (320 x 240 at 30 fps) or QQVGA (160 x 120 at 15 fps) for up to 3 minutes.
Special Scene Mode
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.
Grab brilliant images of skyrocketing fireworks.
Achieve proper flash-free exposure and natural hues at indoor aquariums.
Capture underwater images with reduced backscatter effect.
(Note: Optional Waterproof Case WP-DC16 required for shooting any underwater images)
Actual results may vary from examples shown above.
Final image may vary depending on picture composition.