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Anyone Gonna Try the New Canon Powershot S3 IS?

Discussion in 'Through-the-Lens Club' started by Sundog, May 4, 2006.

  1. Sundog

    Sundog Thread Killer

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    I'm seriously considering one of these. The going price is 499. They are supposed to be released this month.

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  2. gsarg

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    Considering one. They are already available...
    Canon S3 IS
     

  3. glocka

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    :cool: I just got the Canon S2 IS and it's the shiznit.I'm still learning and enjoying.If you do decide to go with the S3,get ready to enjoy some great shooting...Enjoy
     
  4. gsarg

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    Bought it, and returned it within a week. My Canon A620 took WAY better pics than the S3. I don't get it? Anyway, I'll stick with my D50 and A620.
     
  5. hwyhobo

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    I was thinking os S3 IS as a compliment to my A610. Please tell me in what respects was the image worse. Do you have any samples, perhaps?
     
  6. gsarg

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    I don't think I saved any of them. The zoom is very quick, but it hunts for focus in low light (even at close range). My A620 is dead on with focus, is quick, and takes great pics. I'm very disappointed because I had such high hopes for the S3. Maybe I got a lemon?
     
  7. hwyhobo

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    It's the same Digic II, so focus should be just dead on as with A620. I'll make sure I read more on this topic before I make any decisions.