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Old Mar 21, 2010, 8:38 PM   #1
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Default No AiAF in High End Powershot Camers When in the "P" Mode

It appears as though there is no AiAF when using the "P" mode in high end cameras such as the PowerShot SX120 IS.

There is AiAF in the AUTO mode, though.

Unless you want to use the AUTO mode, you have to use the focusing square is in the middle of the frame so you have focus on the thing you want to focus on, then lock in the focus unless what you want to take a picture of is right in the middle of the frame.

Either that or use manual focus.

My question is, why don't they have AiAf in "P" mode on the high end Powershot cameras?

They have AiAF in the "P" mode on my Powershot A1000 IS?

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Old Mar 22, 2010, 10:16 AM   #2
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It appears that the Canon SX-120 is a "carry over" design that originated with the SX-100, the beginning camera in the whole SX line of cameras almost 3.5 years ago.It would also appear that the design has not been altered.

In contrast, the design of your A1000 is much more recent and therefore updated to use AiAF in all modes.

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Thank you, Sarah!
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