Make your forays into photography a pleasure with the help of the Canon PowerShot S3 IS 6.0 megapixel Digital Camera. The PowerShot S3 is known as an ultra-zoom device. Zooming in close to images can make it hard to produce shake-free shots, but Canon's got this covered. The S3 includes an image stabilization system to mitigate this issue. This lets you shoot your pictures at much lower shutter speeds yet still obtain clear photos. The S3 provides freedom of movement for the photographer. This product measures 2.97 inches in depth by 3.07 inches in height by 4.46 inches in width, and it weighs 14.5 ounces.The Canon PowerShot S3 backs up this capability with some serious macro image photographic chops. This digital camera has a lens that has a 12x optical zoom and 4x digital zoom, so you can get a great shot of your subject. It also features a built-in flash. Whether you're an amateur or professional, this camera will give you consistent performance.This camera from Canon brings you all of these functions and makes them easy to use with a flexible digital viewfinder. It boasts a variable angle LCD view-screen that can tilt 180 degrees horizontally and 270 degrees vertically. This makes it possible to create self-portraits, shoot over crowds, snap hip-level shots, and produce macro views. For extra convenience, it also allows you to mount it on a tripod. When not in use, the viewfinder conveniently stows away in a face-in configuration. This protects the LCD from preventable damage due to fingerprints, scratches, and other similar hazards. It is bright enough to use outdoors in sunlight and includes an eye-level electronic viewfinder. This EVF works well for those who like taking pictures the old-fashioned way. The Canon PowerShot S3 digital camera includes many types of automated features that can simplify things for those new to photography. It boasts an Auto Focus (AF) function that lets you spend more time composing and less time fiddling with buttons. In addition to this, the specialized spot metering function lets you focus in on any picture element that you like. The PowerShot brings you all of these features without burning huge amounts of power. It is energized by four AA batteries and is compatible with NiMH high-capacity rechargeable batteries. You can shoot over 500 exposures before a battery switch. The movie mode on this camera from Canon features of this compact digital camera are many. The S3 is capable of recording up to 8 minutes of video at maximum resolution and more at lower resolutions. It does this 1GB at a time, so a 4GB SD card provides you with over 30 minutes of recording time. In addition, it can ramp up to a 60 fps, which is fast enough to clearly capture high-speed action. Using the internal stereo mic allows you to put a soundtrack to your creations, as well. The S3 also gives you a wide variety of ISO ranges. With settings between 80 and 800, you'll be able to remain productive in both low-light and nighttime settings.