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    Xailo I am with you 100%. The x12 zoom is...

    Xailo

    I am with you 100%. The x12 zoom is wonderful. Like you I use it for "macro" shots and simply think of it as taking macros from a long way away.

    regards
    Wombat
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    A few fern fronds from my S2IS. regards Wombat

    A few fern fronds from my S2IS.

    regards
    Wombat
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    Bill thank for the extremely generous comments -...

    Bill thank for the extremely generous comments - really appreciated. This particular plants is a subject that I return to on a regular basis. It is in a public park and is backed by conifer trees...
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    Xailo thanks for the kind remarks - much...

    Xailo thanks for the kind remarks - much appreciated and pleased you saw the joke "2B or not 2B, THAT is the question" :D

    regards
    Wombat
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    I just wanted to say thank you for the...

    I just wanted to say thank you for the interesting and very helpful observations about sports settings for the S2. These are a great starting point for me try. I know ISO speed is a bit of a problem...
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    A quick and dirty shot. I rarely title shots but...

    A quick and dirty shot. I rarely title shots but this one has to be:-

    "What was the question?":D

    Answers on a postcard, please.

    S2 IS, super macro, daylight, slightly cropped to 5"x7", a...
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    Hi snowrdr - thank you so much for this - yes the...

    Hi snowrdr - thank you so much for this - yes the safety shift was on and is now off. I couldn't figure why the camera was readjusting the exposure and overriding my chosen settings. Yes I will try...
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    Hi Folks I am also frustrated by the lack of...

    Hi Folks

    I am also frustrated by the lack of sports mode on the S2. On the A80 I had a sports mode and although I don't take sports shots it was great for water, animals, birds and people shots. I...
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    Sticky: A rose with my S2IS. regards Wombat

    A rose with my S2IS.

    regards
    Wombat
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    Great to see that you folks are still posting...

    Great to see that you folks are still posting shots to this thread - and they said it wouldn't last, LOL. Also good to see some newcomers to the forum. Great shots everyone and thank you for...
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    Just to say thanks for replying folks - if only...

    Just to say thanks for replying folks - if only in the negative. Love that "wombat" sign, LOL, especially as it's about the same shape as this particular Wombat.

    regards
    Wombat
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    S2 IS displaying the display!

    Hi Folks

    I wonder if one of you clever people can help me. Everytime I power up my S2IS in shoot P mode I then have to also press the function button to show the menu with exposure compensation...
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    hi jacksongirl Try the following link for an...

    hi jacksongirl

    Try the following link for an explaination of histograms:-

    http://www.luminous-landscape.com/tutorials/understanding-series/understanding-histograms.shtml

    Essentially they...
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    I really do agree with this. Although light is...

    I really do agree with this. Although light is the raw material of photography it is surprising just how rarely it is mentioned. Try taking some shots on an sunny day at the beginning of autumn when...
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    Sticky: Hi Glen I think there was a discussion of this...

    Hi Glen

    I think there was a discussion of this phenomenon sometime last year. To be fair to sod1 the S2 IS doesn't cope with "poppy red" either. I have deleted nearly all my red poppy shots and...
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    Sticky: Still finding my way around my new Canon S2 IS. ...

    Still finding my way around my new Canon S2 IS. I am pleased to find that colour reproduction is just as accurate and probably better than the A80. From what I have read it seems Canons score quite...
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    Sticky: Blue Iris

    Blue iris, Canon S2 IS.

    regards
    Wombat
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    Sticky: Blue Poppy

    Here's a blue poppy - I think it is the Meconopsis genus. Canon S2 IS.

    regards
    Wombat
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    Sticky: Hi Folks Great shots from everyone and so nice...

    Hi Folks

    Great shots from everyone and so nice to see so many new "faces".

    I am still a bit of a stranger on the forum at the moment but have purchased an S2 IS to go alongside my A80. The S2...
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    Hi Folks Just looking in - not much time to...

    Hi Folks

    Just looking in - not much time to spare at the moment. You all have posted some really imaginative and colourful shots. I really like the thoughtful compositions and also the occasional...
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    FP Thanks for the information. It seemed an...

    FP

    Thanks for the information. It seemed an obvious question but I couldn't actually ascertain whether the IS was linked to the zoom mode or all modes.
    The Canon handbook seems to say that IS...
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    Possibly a dumb question re S2 IS

    Hi Folks

    Well after a year of thinking about it I have just "upgraded" from the Canon A80 to S2 IS [I will be keeping the former, what a smashing little camera it has proved to be]. This may be a...
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    Pierre I certainly would go for the non-S2 IS...

    Pierre

    I certainly would go for the non-S2 IS shot and thank you for taking the time out to signpost the images. I note you mention cloudy Belgium and photos under the trees in Italy. I seem to...
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    Thanks for the reassurance JTL - this was what I...

    Thanks for the reassurance JTL - this was what I thought. I have spent 12 months thinking about the move A80 to S2 IS and had sort of made my mind up to go for it - although I will still keep my...
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    Hi Pierre I was interested to read your...

    Hi Pierre

    I was interested to read your posting on changing cameras. For quite some I have been thinking of "upgrading" to a Canon S2 IS from the Canon A80 which I have used for over 2 years now. ...
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