Canon PowerShot S3 IS Q&As

Announced Feb 21, 2006 •
6 megapixels | 2 screen | 36 – 432 mm (12×)
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I really need your help. So, i got this camera (Canon Powershot S3 IS) from 2006. There's a long story of why i want to reused the camera we abandoned when we got the iPhones but anyway. So, when i started it up, it was acting weird; the camera wasn't showing anything. Not like "oh, because it is not On" or whatever. It is "technically" working. The screen is showing me the menu and everything from the camera! but except from that, i can't see the light or anything when i want to take a...
Hi, I have just bought my first DSLR, Nikon D3200 along with 18-55mm kit lens. I have read several articles against buying kit lens or suggesting that its IQ is low. I was wondering what could be the difference between a Nikon 17-55mm lens at 18mm with aperture set to 3.5 and the kit lens at same values. I think 17-55 costs 10 times that of kit lens. Is it worth that investment? Please enlighten me on this. Thanks Kapil
By: IsisArch (Apr 25, 2013)
It's my first time posting, and since I've been having problems on deciding, I figured asking advice would help? I've had my S3 IS since it came out in 2006, and while it's been lovely to use, it needs replacing. Last year the battery life (has four AA batteries, I used NiMH rechargeable mostly) started lasting only a few hours when before it would generally go several days with daily use, and compared to other newer point and shoots you can pretty much see its age. While I'd love to upgrade...
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