Canon’s Smart Auto mode analyzes your shooting conditions with 22 pre-defined scene settings. I do have the big cameras, too, but they are usually locked up at home. It’s a lot like its predecessor, but for the most part, that’s okay. Unless you’re wearing second-skin tight jeans, there are very few pockets that the Canon SD won’t fit into. The flash didn’t provide good coverage in macro and tended to vignette, depending on the camera-to-subject distance, so I bumped up the ISO and turned the flash off to get more evenly lit photos.

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Canon PowerShot SD940 IS Review

Powered by a small, rechargeable lithium-ion battery Canon NB-4L 2the SD’s battery life is rated at about shots, which is a little below average. Even changing ISO, white balance, and metering modes was a relatively quick and simple task, thanks to Canon’s quick-access Function menu. I had dropped and hit that thing everywhere. If you plan to shoot HD video, you might opt for a 4GB or 8GB card since a 2GB card can record only about 10 minutes 53 seconds of video, while you can record about 43 minutes and 32 seconds on an 8GB card.

Below the connector you’ll find the Playback button, which also powers on the Canon SD into Playback mode. Canon SD IS accessories.

PowerShot SD IS

The Canon PowerShot SD’s Macro mode captures a sharp image at the center of the frame, though there’s significant blurring extending from the corners down toward the middle of the image area. Auto has a small red cast, while the Incandescent setting produced very pink results.


The SD does a very fine job of making me look good ad940is a photographer. The most obvious is that the newer camera lacks the optical viewfinder of the SD IS. The Auto mode is cajon simplest of the three, with limited manual options for an easy shooting experience.

Not that more is expected, but the SD is limited to three shooting modes. Non-Canon brand equipment and software that may be distributed with the Product are sold “as is” and without warranty of any kind by Canonincluding any implied warranty regarding merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, and all such warranties are disclaimed.

The sole warranty, if any, with the respect to such non-Canon brand items is given by the manufacturer or producer thereof.

Canon PowerShot SD940 IS / Digital IXUS 120 IS

I am a college student, so I use this a lot for taking pictures of my friends and myself at social events. The lens, while capable of capturing details, seems to soften images in the upper right corner. Also, SD IS seems to have some problems capturing low-contrast detail, especially in reds. Canon offers a wide range of compatible supplies and accessories that can enhance your user experience with you PowerShot SD IS that you can purchase direct.

Combine the fast lens with the camera’s image stabilization IS and the SD IS has a little extra edge when shooting in low light and at slower shutter speeds.

Canon SD IS powerzhot. Great take anywhere camera. Although its video clips won’t win any contests, the Canon SD offers some interesting movie options including the ability to set white balance and image stabilization.

While its image quality may not stand up to higher-end cameras, the Canon PowerShot SD is a fun camera to shoot with and will appeal to snapshooters who want a tiny take-anywhere camera that’s fashionable and easy to use. Rated 4 out of 5 by BrklynView from Great Elph! It can be argued that this is no great loss though, as that viewfinder was tiny and often difficult to use.


The SD has a revamped menu and help system with hints and tips for choosing the appropriate settings or simply telling you what the shooting mode you’re in is going to do.

The SD IS is very light in weight, only grams, about 40 grams lighter than the previous camera. Powerful slave flash, fired by the camera’s oowershot. Software Firmware Utilities Loading Optical zoom is not supported while recording movies, but digital zoom is available. In Program you can control things such as ISO, white balance, light metering, and autofocus type or you sdd940is switch to one of 17 scene shooting options sx940is common ones like Portrait and Indoors or specialty choices such as Long Shutter and Color Accent.

While I could shoot with one hand I felt more comfortable using my left hand to steady the camera.

That camera never made me as happy has my previous canon and it was almost double the cost! Locating and Installing Your Download When your download is complete please powershof the instructions below to begin the installation of your download or locate your downloaded files on your computer.

Apologies for the incorrect white balance setting.