Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums >

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Apr 29, 2004, 1:45 PM   #1
Junior Member
CoastalCrew's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 10
Default Canon S1 IS vs Olympus C-765 UZ

I joined today after reading some of Steve's camera & photo printer reviews.

Originally, I planned to purchase an HP 7960 printer & an Olympus C-765. That all changed when I read the review on the Cano S1 IS.

I currently have an old Olympus C2100 UZ that has been absolutely wonderful. That is... after they replaced the original one with a new one when mine died 6 mos. into the service plan!

I would like to replace my camera in May & would appreciate help in finalizing my decision on Canon S1 IS vs Olympus C-765 UZ.

Right now, it looks like the S1 IS has everything I want (except 5 megapixels, but I can't afford a 5 mp right now.)

Thanks in advance for your response.


CoastalCrew is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Apr 29, 2004, 4:04 PM   #2
Canuck's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 32

I just went through the exact same problem: Olympus C-765 or Canon S1 IS. I choose the canon, mainly because of the IS wich really helps when using full telephoto. The two cameras are very close exept olympus has the higher resolution, the canon i find to produce good quality pictures even at 3.2 mp. The AF is slightly on the slow side for action shots but there are easy ways to get aroud that.
The choice should probably come down to if ou plan on taking lots of pictures at full telephoto than take the canon, if you need big good quality pictures take the olympus
-hope that helped a bit
Canuck is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:37 PM.