The power of the powershot

Started Feb 24, 2013 | Discussions thread
OP peter42y Senior Member • Posts: 2,201
Re: The power of the powershot

Augustin Man wrote:

Please don't be angry with me, because I think you're dead right, but not for the many professionals here (I don't mean you're not a professional, just that I AM NOT one!).

In the real world 90% or more people shoot in AUTO mode and some with basic photographic knowledge in P mode! However, many purchase even DSRL cameras and just use them like the simplest P&S camera... and the results are sometimes even worse than those using "toys". I personally know such people and of course they wouldn't admit the truth.

Here however there is plenty of dedicated photographers and they "feel" that your comparison is not "fair" (for them), because they consider obviously one has to get the most of a camera by learning and by experimenting...

That's my hobbyist opinion !

Happy shooting everyone,


Thanks a lot for your answer.

I usually shoot in P mode, sometimes in AV mode in low light.

In good light I always shoot in P mode and use exposure compensation feature.

( In both pictures I guess exposure compensation was above 0 , but less than 1. ).

In general these arguments about cameras go on forever.

Well.., as you said.., Happy Shooting Everyone.

I did not meant to criticize anyone equipement .

I have a " crush " for the small Elph 500HS , I admit.

F2 lens..,nice colors.., cheap , program mode, aperture mode, and shutter speed mode..;

Thanks a lot for your message Augustin

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