The G15 is a very good, although not great, compact camera
Canon PowerShot G15 with fast lens
Canon's PowerShot G-series as a rule are the most iconic lineage of compact digital cameras, while the initial G1
was debuted in September 2000. Typically, the G-series cameras have over time have featured articulated LCDs, fast lenses, optical viewfinders, recording of RAW data along with numerous external controls, and were geared towards enthusiasts.
The latest PowerShot G15 succeeds the popular PowerShot G12 and is constructed
around a 1/1.7" 12MP CMOS image sensor. The lens has also been upgraded -
keeping the 28-140mm range although now with an increased maximum aperture of
f/1.8-2.8. It has lost the G12's articulated monitor, however gains a 920k dot,
Also the PowerShot G15 features a 28-140mm 5x optical zoom f/1.8-2.8 (in 35mm equivalent) lens .The lens provides a good all around range for photographing in just about any situation, from macro close-ups. to group shoots The aperture opening range makes it quite successful in acquiring photos in low-light situations along with the capability to provide thin depth-of-field.
The 12.1MP CMOS image sensor works hand in hand with its DIGIC 5 imaging processor, which makes up the Canon HS SYSTEM. The as mentioned above, the low-light operation is a hallmark for this duo allowing ISO to be raised as high as 12800, if needed. The processor also delivers fast data transfer while powering the numerous camera features and functions.
A couple of examples of these operations are the High-Speed autofocus and the High-Speed HQ Burst. These two deliver a continuous 10 frames per second capture rate while preserving image quality. Naturally, Intelligent IS a vast array of recording and shooting modes, image stabilization, which includes 12-bit
multiple aspect JPEG + RAW capture, along with many other features assure that the PowerShot G15 is quite a lot more than the 'point-and-shoot' label would imply.
Other ways in which the G15 delivers an advantage to your photographic pursuits include a 3.0 inch LCD, an optical viewfinder, a tripod mount and a hot shoe. Also an HDMI connection provides a single-cable input to your HDTV letting you instantly share recorded movies. Also, the PowerShot G15 may be used with a multitude of Canon accessories to increase the camera's creative attributes. Optional accessories include an underwater housing, Speedlites, plus a tele-conversion lens, just to highlight a few.
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