Summary: I purchased a refurbished camera Canon Powershot SX20 IS 12.1 Megapixel Digital Camera for a very good price. It came in perfect condition, no scratches, one wouldn't even think that it is not new. The only problem with the camera was that it didn't work. I couldn't zoom, couldn't take pictures so I sent it immediately back. Even so I still think that the camera is good and that I was just unlucky to get the "bad" one.
Summary: As a professional photographer, the appeal was extremely strong of having a lens that zoomed from very wide angle to a very telephoto lens. A twelve mega pixels image implies a very sharp image. Our business deals in part with pets. Upon running test shots with the camera when set on it highest reproductive settings at 200 mm equivalent settings, using strobe lights and tripod, we found the camera did not reproduce even the smallest amount of hair on the test dog in any...
Summary: This is not a full review and you should read others' reviews for a balanced POV. Before I took a photo, which I didn't do, I looked through the viewfinder around my low-lit living room, lit only by chairside lamps and 2 CRT TV screens. My present S3 IS shows the scene as it looks, although a bit brighter, and the view doesn't change nor does the focus hunt. But when I looked through the viewfinder of the SX20 IS, I didn't like what I saw.
Summary: Excelente equipamento para iniciantes por conter alguns elementos que chegam perto do equipamento profisional.
Pros: Por nao ser um pruduto profional,o mesmo possui sapata e para-sol,por conter esses elementos o mesmo pode ser facilmente utilizado para alguns trabalhos em grau profissional,é otimo para iniciantes,que já pode ir se familiarizando com o flash externo e a para-sol.Produto excelente.
Cons: Pode ser dificil a utilizaçao,pois alguns iniciantes nao tem a noççao basica sobre o flash externo e o para sol.