Just set the Canon PowerShot SD970 IS Digital ELPH 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 20 Shooting 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.
The camera sets a large aperture, focusing the subject and artistically blurring the background to make your subject "pop."
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.
Kids & Pets
Reduced focusing time for even faster shutter response, so you won't miss those special shots.
Get natural-looking pictures with brighter backgrounds and subjects lit by flash.
Creative Light Effect
Transform background bright spots to stars, hearts, music notes and more.
Use to blur moving subjects for artistic effect, ideal for urban night photography.
By switching to zoom during exposure, the angle of view changes automatically and is fixed.
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.
Shoot larger-than-life close-ups with one-button simplicity.
Build awe-inspiring panoramas by neatly aligning sequential images.
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.
Actual results may vary from examples shown above.
Final image may vary depending on picture composition.