Excerpt: Canon's A500 series of digital cameras have been the easiest to recommend for the budget user. Though they've never been so hot on the looks department, their features and performance have been the biggest selling factor in the series. But does the new Canon A560 really match up to the standards its predecessors have set? Let's find out. Build None of the cameras in the A500 series were very good looking, and the trend continues with this one too.