Summary: I purchased this camera because of two features that are hard to find: 1) it uses AA batteries and 2) it has an optical viewfinder. If you know how to dig into the menu to find the settings you want, you can get quite nice photos with this little gem.
Excerpt: I had an A 1000 that I liked but the screen cracked on a hike so ended up with Panasonic Lumix FZ150. Decided to give the Canon to my granddaughter since the screen was still visible and cracks weren't likely to cause injury.
This is a great little camera if you're not ready to move up ...
Amber Trout, Amazon
12 May 2015
Summary: This is a great little camera if you're not ready to move up to the DSLR big honking camera. It's a little slow to show the review of the picture but other than that it's been a reliable camera for our family and the batteries last a long time.
Summary: The camera was bought for my old father who can not see well enough to use the display screen but has to use a view finder. Unfortunately, the viewfinder on this camera was not as big and visible as the one he was used to on his old SLR camera and he couldn't see through it well enough to use so we...