Canon PowerShot A460 Digital Camera - Blue (5.0MP, 4x Optical Zoom) 2.0 " LCD
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Compact, affordable and incredibly easy, the PowerShot A460 is the ideal take-anywhere camera for all users. Choose from three attractive colours and add an extra dash of fun to life's special moments. Make VGA quality movie clips with full audio. View them on the camera's LCD screen, or connect to a TV or PC for full screen playback A 2.0 LCD brings pleasure to framing and reviewing your creations. The selectable Grid Line Display helps with composition, while Night Display aids screen visibility after dar...
The PowerShot A460 is part of Canon's PowerShot digital still camera range.See all Product description
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Forget other cameras with rechargable Batts, this one takes AA's and you can get them anywhere. Good value, good quality, good looking. Cant recommend it enough :)
but one bad point in my opinion is that it doesnt come with a case ????
i was astonished, but there is one on here to buy for about £12, so you can get one, but shouldnt it come with ? .
i cant recommend this camera highly enough, just remember to buy the case at the same time.
It's a dinky little camera, light and I like the design. I went for the blue one, because other reviewers on here said the red was definitely pink in real life. I found the battery / memory card flap a bit fiddly to open at first and I had to mess around with the seating of it when closed, to get the cam to switch on. Even without reading the manual, it was pretty easy to work, but I do highly recommend you familiarise yourself with the features and menus, to get the best from the camera.
To begin with, I just pointed and photographed anything. First couple of pics came out blurred. First constructive observation: Indoors, the cam can be a bit slow to focus and actually take the picture, which could lead to a bit of camera shake (like what happened to me).
As I'd not set up the picture resolution, it was set at its highest from the factory. I got about 6 pictures before the 16Mb card supplied was full. I'd ordered separately, a 2 Gb card, which I have now put in the camera. I suggest anyone considering purchase of this item, does the same with the biggest capacity card they can afford.
I did a couple of pics of some pastel coloured socks (to see how it handles pale colours under flash conditions). They were about 5 feet away and the reproduction of the colour was excellent. I did the same pic on the high, medium and 640 x 480 settings. When taken up to full size on my PC screen, the high and medium settings were knockout, the fibres of the cotton were detailed and sharp.
I then took a picture of a large plant in my living room, which stands in front of a picture. The result was lifeless and flat. My second objective criticism of this camera is: The flash is too weak. I am sure there are compensations to be made using the various menus, but if you were at a party or like me just want to point and shoot, this could be a letdown long term, when you don't have time to set up your shot.
I read in other reviews people saying battery life was poor. Well, all the shots I've done have been with the batts that came with the item and using flash and they are still OK. Of course, you should never judge the batteries that come in the box. They are intended for demo purposes only. Use good alkalines or at least 170 m/Ah rechargables. I've yet to use the camera outdoors, but before buying, I logged into Flickr ([...]) and on that site, you can find a camera by model and pull up people's pictures taken with that model. Some nice results can be seen. Like most digital cameras, the Canon seems to be "light hungry" and in this case the flash lets it down poorly. I have no reservations that outdoors it will perform admirably.
I did one macro picture - Top notch, especially for a camera of this price. So, all in all, only the flash prevented me giving this camera 5*
Would I recommend it ? For kids and impatient people like me, probably not, because I think you'd get more blurs than pictures. For someone who is prepared to learn how this camera thinks and adapt their behaviour to meet it, then yes and as a holiday camera - Definitely. KP
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