Reviews and Problems with Canon PowerShot SX260 HS
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DroneZon, DP Review
4 March 2015
Excerpt: If you are looking towards moving your photography experience to the skies or would like to do some 3D modelling and mapping of landscapes or agricultural land, then the 3DR Robotics X8-M quadcopter is configured and built for this camera.
Summary: I fixed the battery issue. No, really. I've found the problem. And no, it's not a firmware issue. Here's the trouble: Open your battery door, and have a look at the battery. You'll see that the battery contacts are on one corner, and the little tab that holds the battery in place is on the opposite...
Summary: The camera is great. I just need to figure out how to use it more. It takes great pictures especially of flowers which I love to take pictures of. I wish that instructions came with the camera that showed all the different features. It just shows the basic things. The battery life is not good.
Summary: Some people have had battery problems with this camera. I bought 2 extra Vivitar batteries with higher mA-h ratings than the stock Canon batteries. If you do the math, this camera can put a huge load on the microprocessor when you ask it to take high-rate, high-resolution videos, or multiple shots.
Summary: I did my research on this camera and while many consumer reviews weren't favorable, various known professional reviews were. I admit that the zoom does make it slightly more difficult to get an excellent photo in lower light but really its not bad in comparison to many point and shoot cameras (plus...