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In this mode, you can take pictures at a rate of up to 1. It also dismisses the menu screen and backs a8 of menu selections.

Canon PowerShot A Digital Photography Review

And don’t forget the PowerShot A75 3. The A85 includes four AA non-rechargeable alkaline batteries in the box, which won’t last long and end up in the trash or better yet, the recycling bin. If you read my PowerShot A95 review you know that it did worse than the A75 and A85 in the redeye test, and I still don’t know why.

These entry level cameras should be easy to use, offer good image quality and easily connect with a smartphone for sharing. LCD brightness setting by Factory default. Best Selling in Digital Cameras See all. The flash has a working range of 0. There are quite a few accessories available for this camera. A guide showing the current focus distance is shown on the LCD.


Both cameras are updates of the incredibly popular PowerShot A70, which was one of my favorite cameras in Due to my limited resources, please do not e-mail me asking for a personal recommendation. To use cannpn, you press the button to the lower-left of the lens, and remove the plastic ring around it.

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The top button also controls flash mode, while the bottom button accesses Macro and Manual Focus modes. VideoImpression is also included, for editing those short movie clips the camera can record.

The A85 has a built-in lens cover so there are no lens caps to worry about. To the right of those two buttons is the newly redesigned four-way cannon, which is much easier to use than the one on the A Size AA Alkaline battery x4 2.

Canon PowerShot A85

The LCD skips a bit between each frame, making following a movie subject a bit challenging but at least there’s the optical viewfinder. A58 5 years it stopped working, and I stumbled across the A Is it enough of a refresh to keep up with the times?

Just left of the 5-way navigator are the Menu and Function buttons.

If you’re looking for an inexpensive camera that you can grow with and that shoots excellent photosthe A85 could be the camera for you. For weeks, we’ve been getting hammered with the question “Will Chris and Jordan continue their tradition of doing a Best and Worst year-end episode? In addition to the range of exposure controls, a menu of creative effects makes the A85 fun too. Canon has today announced the PowerShot A85 a replacement to the entry-level PowerShot A70 which Canon are claiming was “one of the most successful cameras in Canon’s seventy year canbon.


This is a Type I slot, which means that you can’t use the Microdrive.

Digital Cameras – Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera Review, Information, Specifications

As promised, Sony has delivered an incremental firmware upgrade for its a7 III and a7R III mirrorless cameras that fixes issues found in firmware version 2. Gear of the Year – Allison’s choice: Gear of the Year – Richard’s Choice: In addition to the optical zoom, the A85 also offers as much as 3. Canon upgrades most popular camera ever Amstelveen, The Netherlands, 20 July, An AF Assist light on the front panel helps the camera focus in dark shooting conditions, and can be deactivated if necessary.

I have read and understand the information above, and wish to download the designated software. Landscape mode slows the shutter speed and maximizes depth of field with a small aperture setting.