Attention: The forums will be placed on read only mode this Saturday (Oct. 20, 2018)

During this outage (6:30 AM to 8 PM PDT) the forums will be placed on read only mode. We apologize for this inconvenience. Click here to read details

Cameras forum

General discussion

Comments about the Canon PowerShot S2 IS?

by CobraBob / June 2, 2005 4:34 AM PDT

I've been searching around for info on the best digital cameras and keep coming back to this one. I know it's a new release. Does anyone have any comments on it, good or bad?

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Comments about the Canon PowerShot S2 IS?
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Comments about the Canon PowerShot S2 IS?
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
canon S2IS
by Bajan007 / June 3, 2005 8:33 AM PDT

I have the camera and so far i am very pleased with it. lots of reviews from current owners are posted on DPREVIEW.com (On the canon talk forum with sample pictures available).

Collapse -
Canon ES S2
by harpita / June 22, 2005 6:36 AM PDT
In reply to: canon S2IS

I have had the camera a short time(obviously) AND it is my first digital camera. I am fairly quickly getting used to the myriad of potential settings. I bought it to be able to take close ups of birds.
Last night there was a humming bird at our feeder, and we zoomed way in, hand holding while resting an elbow on an arm chair. There sure is alot of movement visible thru the view screen, but with the ES the image came out clear.
As a new-be to the digital world, I find the digitalized image through the view finder and the LCD to be quite disconcerting as that image looks nothing like the real image, and the digitalized image always looks worse. However, I think I will get used to it too.
When I've been taking pictures in bright sun the LCD screen is VERY hard to see--it is not putting out enough light tho I have it on the bright setting.
I would go down to your local vendor with these things in mind and try it out yourself.

Collapse -
New Review of S2 IS
by snapshot2 Forum moderator / June 22, 2005 8:56 AM PDT

dpreview just released their review of the S2 IS.

I have not read all of it yet, so I jumped to the "conclusions page" and it is rated "Highly Recommended".

Here is a link to the review:

http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/canons2is/

...
..
.

Popular Forums

icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

FALL TV PREMIERES

Your favorite shows are back!

Don’t miss your dramas, sitcoms and reality shows. Find out when and where they’re airing!