S110: good but one major disappointment

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S110: good but one major disappointment
5 months ago

I had a Canon 300HS.  I loved the size & portability, and was happy with the picture quality.  The one thing I missed was manual control, so I gave the 300HS to my niece and purchased an S110.  Great build quality, good quality photos, and full manual controls!

But when I took the S110 out to the beach one sunny afternoon and tried adjusting shutter speeds, I was disappointed to find the aperture only closes to F8.  Daytime shots with shutter speeds over half a second are all overexposed, even with the ND filter on.  I was very disappointed as I really enjoyed playing with shutter speeds on my SLR from 20 twenty years ago (I seem to remember F22); I loved slowing water at beaches, waterfalls etc.  Can't do it with the S110.

I'm hoping this will be addressed in future models.

Canon PowerShot S110
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