Excerpt: If you are looking for a high resolution digital camer for not a lot of money, then take a look at the Canon A410. This 3.2 megapixel camera will take pictures with a good enough resolution to print out great look 8×10s.
The Power Shot A410's Durability, simplicity, and quality have sold itself.
8 July 2013
Summary: I have used the Canon PowerShot A410 for years now. It was my first digital camera. It is simple to use and has too many features, but with the default settings I can keep it just right after messing around with the menu. I used it hard, taking it camping fishing in all kinds of weather, fits well in a pocket. This camera will make you a good photographer. The pictures come out clear and no fooling with focus or zoom.
Summary: I purchased this model when new (2004?) and enjoyed it thru China, Fiji, Puerto Rico - and 3 road trips across the US...then sadly it was stolen out of my car. Was happy to find it again and since I know its benefits - and quirks - took the chance and bought it right away. Easy to use, 2 AA batteries make it cheap and has a pretty good macro feature for closeup shots of my handmade jewelry.
Summary: My first Canon A410 was a great little camera. I took pictures all the time: of grandchildren, flowers, birds, turtles, etc. when it no longer took the best pictures, I told my husband I wanted a new A410 so I looked on Amazon. There it was. It is every bit as good as my first one. I can download the pictures from the SD card to my computer and then burn them to a CD. It is a great little camera to keep in your purse like I do.
Summary: I'm an avid photographer for the last 50 Years, and I have a collection of cameras, 18 of them are digital. For me, a camera, any camera, is simply a given means to transcribe a photograph. Big names mean **** to me, and I only judge a camera system, by the quality of pictures it can produce.
Excerpt: I felt I had to respond to Victor's review: having no aperture/shutter priority is not a bad thing for a starters camera, neither is not having a histogram or a zoom starting at 41mm - I think 35mm is a completely pointless focal length, not wide enough to be of any use, 41mm is around the "standard" prime lens before we enjoyed the luxury of zooms. The ease of use of this camera is it's best bit - you turn it on and take a picture.
Summary: It's always a gamble purchasing a used item, but this item came in very good condition, in it's original box with all books, installation disc, memory card, usb cord, and even batteries installed. Camera takes nice clear pictures. Fairly easy to learn to use which is nice as it is my first digital camera. I haven't used it enough yet to wear out the batteries once so I have no true idea how long they last. Works well with my Windows 7 system.