PIX 2015

Canon PowerShot A3000 IS

Announced Jan 5, 2010 •
10 megapixels | 2.7 screen | 35 – 140 mm (4×)

Hello, My wife recently bought an A3000IS. She wanted a small, cheap, take-anywhere camera for family snaps and travel. I was hoping for something with more manual controls, but budget won out! Overall, the camera is a nice surprise, providing you judge it for what it is -a small, cheap compact with reasonably intelligent auto settings and plenty of scene modes. It is not meant to compete with DSLRs or high end compacts! Here are our impressions after six months of use: Pros: Well-made ...

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I'm not a professional photographer,but i know a good picture when i see one. The a3000 is a good camera with a nice price-to-performance ratio. Images are properly exposed,and the camera is good enough to change to macro / landscape in auto mode. Flash pics are ok,not overly washed. The camera takes good pictures (only 1 in 10 pictures seems a little bit blurry indoor, but nevertheless,im very much happy with my purchase considering i paid a small price for a great camera!) Problems: The ...

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