Summary: Nice little camera, does everything I'm capable of, even underwater photos with case, cool. Haven't used it much so I don't know if it sucks batteries or not. Really like the CCV screen and the way it pulls out and turns for the odd picture. Downloaded the PDF Manual for it, would suggest two sided printing as it's huge like a thick book, lots of reading on all the functions.
Summary: I had one like this that we broke in Hawaii. When we bought another Canon camera we wanted a second point and shoot as a backup. We bought this us one used because we have filters and lenses already for this camera.Two of the features I like are the adjustable viewing screen and all the manual shooting modes for those times you want to tweak the shot.
Summary: After doing a lot of research I choose the Canon A95. This is the first digital camera I've owned, although I've used other digital cameras in the past. It was purchased for a three-week trip through France and Italy. I used two different memory cards during the trip to take roughly 800 shots. The first card was a 1GB Viking, the second a SanDisk UltraII 1 GB. There was no noticeable difference between the two cards, although I never did a specific comparison.
Perfect Camera for beginners on Digital Photography!
13 September 2006
Summary: I have a Canon SLR and I decided to get my wife a Digital Camera so that we will have a choice. I decided to go with Canon Powershot A95 because of the vast features it provides. Its like a small SLR camera! Last year I saw my friend's A80 and fell in love with it. Although I found a bit shutter lag in A80, A95 was quite ok. The features were very easy to understand and the setup was too. I love the moving LCD although its a bit small.
Heads-Up : the replacement model for A95 will be Available on 10/10/05
29 August 2005
Summary: I won't get into the specs of the Canon A95 as you can find that directly on the product page. I frequent photo forums as digital photography is my hobby and I wanted to be sure that anyone who is looking to buy the Canon A95 in the near future knew that the NEW MODELS (Canon A610/A620)are debuting in October 10, 2005. Btw, you can see the specs for those on their product page as Amazon is taking preorders for both the CANON A610 and A620.
Summary: This is my first digital camera. In the early '70's I started with a fully manual Pentax K1000 35mm camera. Upon deciding to move up to a digital camera, I researched many brands, styles and models looking for just the camera to fit my wants, needs and pocketbook. I wanted something I could have total creative control over, and yet my husband would be able to pick it up and take great pic's automatically.
Summary: Canon's A95 is another mixed bag from Canon. It's main goal is to try to be a G series camera for 300.00. In this regard it falls short in both speed and sharpness, but not by much. As with all P&S cameras of any price, the A95 poses quite a few obstacles to the shooter. Focus lag, limited F-stop range, punchy flash are among them.
Summary: Ok a brief intro and then onto pro's and cons: For the price, this is an amazing camera. I have been studying photography for a while now and was quite the newbie when I originally purchased the A95. After 4 months, and after taking several hundred pics, I can safely say that I have learned very well the strenghts and weaknesses of this camera. It has the size of a point and shoot, but the flexibility of a SLR.
Summary: I have had this camera for about three months now and have taken a variety of shots and used all of the different settings and features that come packed in it. There are some good things and bad things about it, but overall I am satisfied with what it has to offer and the price tag that comes along with it!