Canon PowerShot Pro90 IS Review
Top of camera controls
On top of the camera all controls are located on the right side either beside or on top of the hand grip. Here you'll find the shutter release button, three function buttons and the drive mode selection button.
All described in more detail below:
|Toggle LCD / EVF
With the LCD fully reversed and clipped into the rear of the camera you can press this button to switch between the LCD and the Electronic Viewfinder display.
Enables / Disables spot metering. Only available in P, Tv, Av and M exposure modes. When spot metering is enabled the camera meters only from a small rectangle in the center of the frame, this rectangle is shown on the rear LCD (if enabled). Spot metering status is displayed on the top LCD and rear LCD (if enabled).
Allows selection of drive mode: Single Shot, Continuous Shooting and Self-Timer / Infrared Remote control.
|Toggle Thumbnail view
Toggles between display of full screen image or 3 x 3 thumbnails on the LCD screen.
Zoom the displayed image either 2.5 or 5.0 times, the 4-way controller can be used to scroll smoothly around the zoomed image.
Jump through playback images by 10 frames forward or backward.
Rear of camera controls
On the back of the Pro90 you'll find the flip-out LCD, beside this are a variety of other buttons. Each of the buttons is described in more detail below:
|Auto Exposure Lock
Takes an exposure reading and locks it for the next shot. Only available in P, Tv and Av exposure modes. If you have the flash enabled the camera will fire the flash and take a meter reading against the flash output, lock it and use it for the next shot. Once the shot is taken metering is reset.
| Multifunction Button
This button scrolls between four different camera settings:
Use the left / right arrows to select different values.
|DISPLAY||LCD / EVF Display
Toggles between two display modes: Image only display or Image and camera settings display.
Setting / Menu confirm
The Pro90 has the same "delete before saving" shortcut seen on other Powershot cameras, if you're looking at an image review, press SET then * to call up the delete yes/no dialog.
|MENU||Enter / Leave the
Toggles between three LCD display modes: Image only display, Image and brief frame information, Image and detailed exposure information.
|SET||Setting / Menu confirm
Used to confirm changed camera settings or options in the camera menus.
|MENU||Enter / Leave the
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