Both excellent cameras.
Both highly rated.
Here is a link:
The red stars are the rating given by owners of the cameras.
Right under the red stars is a link to what owners have to say about the camera.
The green link right under the photo of the cameras will take you to a full review of the camera, complete with sample photos.
buying wife digital camera for xmas shes not a rook but shes also not a seasoned vet either i am looking at the canon s2is, and the panasonic dmc f27 lumix anyone have any ideas adive etc etc thanks alot