Saturday, June 21, 2014

PowerShot SX170 IS 16MP Digital Camera Review 2014



I have been wanting for a few years now to buy myself a nice Canon DSLR camera, but it hasn't been in the budget to do so. Either way I was wanting to get a Canon because in my own personal opinion they have better quality photos. But like I said that's just my opinion.
My husband said that the only reason I wanted a Canon is so I could go around and yell
"I'm going to shoot you with my Canon!!"
Ha! Play on words. But yes it could be a hint of it too.

Recently, at the beginning of June we had gone on a beach trip to South Carolina, this was going to be the real test. 
I was hoping that it would do a decent job, though I was skeptical because of the price. We got it at a deal $129.99, original price $179.00. Prices vary during the year, HERE is where I purchased it form on Amazon in April 2014.

I was thrilled!
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I LOVED how well this camera did, on Auto! Since we were on the go the whole time I just left it in auto mode. I thought it did great! Even Andrew said "Whenever you do get your DSLR camera then can I have this one?" I told him sure! haha but after seeing how well this one did I might not get that camera for a long time. Even Graison, my 4 year old could use it and take great photos. 

Would I buy this camera again?
Yes I would.
I even thought since Graison even used it so good, I'm thinking of getting one for him in the future.
He has been saying he wants a camera of his own!

I did get a few blurry photos, which was my fault, or Graison was moving too much but I have always had a camera that had a few of those.

And I did miss a few good shots because of the shutter speed, but again what camera, especially a technical Point-and-shoot camera doesn't have a bit delayed shutter.

I also was impressed with the zoom on this thing!
 Here is a zoomed out photo of some people on a wave boat.
 And here they are after I zoomed in from the same exact spot I was standing in!
How good is that!? (Both photos are original by the way)

If your starting out, amateur, like myself, and looking for a DSLR camera and don't have the money for that one you have been eyeing. This would be a great alternative.
You have basic settings a DSLR camera has you can learn from. And you won't break the bank.
Plus its quite light weight. I have read on other blogs that many professional photographers like this camera on long trips because it's light, and if it gets damaged or stolen its not quite so hard on you as if it was that expensive DSLR camera.


If there is any questions about this camera. Please comment and I will tell you want I can.

Thanks for reading!
xoxoGinaoxox



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Want more information about this camera? Specifications for this camera are found here on the Canon website. View all in dept information here at  www.usa.canon.com