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Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD

Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD

Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
Canon SX40 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera with 35x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 2.7-Inch Vari-Angle Wide LCD
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Features

  • 2.7-inch Vari-angle LCD,1-Year Canon U.S.A. Warranty
  • 35x Wide-Angle (24-840mm) Optical Zoom Lens,Shutter: 15 - 1/3200 sec, Self Timer: 2 Sec, 10 Sec
  • Capture stunning Full HD 1080p video in stereo sound
  • SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Compatible (156, 7.4v)

Description

The Canon 5251B001 PowerShot SX40 HS 12.1MP Black Compact Digital Camera is a versatile compact point-and-shoot camera that easily captures amazing photos and videos. The HS SYSTEM boosts low-light performance with the DIGIC 5 Image Processor and a high-sensitivity 12.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor. The 35x Optical Zoom offers incredible reach and range, allowing you to shoot any scene, near or far. The camera also features a 2.7-inch Vari-angle LCD for great shooting flexibility. Packed with an array of powerful technologies, the PowerShot SX40 HS is a convenient digital camera capable of brilliant image capture.Built-in Flash Yes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, FE Lock, Flash On, Off, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync.Effective Flash Range Wide: 1.6 - 23' (0.49 - 7.01 m),Telephoto: 4.6 - 9.8' (1.40 - 2.99 m).What's in the Box: PowerShot SX40 HS Body, Battery Pack NB-10L, Battery Charger CB-2LC, Lens Cap, Case for Hot Shoe Cap, Neck Strap NS-DC11, Interface Cable IFC-400PCU and Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM. Canon SX40 HS Zoom to Infinite Possibilities The PowerShot SX40 HS is a versatile compact point-and-shoot camera that easily captures amazing photos and videos. The Canon HS SYSTEM boosts low-light performance with the new Canon DIGIC 5 Image Processor and a high-sensitivity 12.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor. This advanced Canon technology delivers stunning image quality with reduced noise and blur. Colors are more vibrant and white balance is true-to-life. The 35x Optical Zoom offers incredible reach and range, allowing you to shoot any scene, near or far. The Optical Image Stabilizer helps images come out steady and clear, and a 24mm ultra Wide-Angle lens makes it easy to take pictures of large groups of people, tall buildings, expansive landscapes and much more. The camera also features a 2.7-inch Vari-angle LCD for great shooting flexibility. Packed with an array of powerful technologies, the PowerShot SX40 HS is a convenient digital camera capable of brilliant image capture. Extreme 35x Wide-Angle Optical Zoom and 24mm Lens The PowerShot SX40 HS is equipped with a Genuine Canon 35x Zoom lens that provides the telephoto power to bring your distant subjects incredibly close. It also features a useful zoom range that begins at 24mm wide-angle and extends to 840mm telephoto (35mm equivalent). The 24mm ultra Wide-Angle allows you to create shots with dramatic perspective and makes it easy to shoot sweeping landscapes, large groups of people and tall buildings. This superb lens delivers outstanding optical performance throughout its zoom range. It’s advanced design employs UD glass, double-sided aspherical glass-molded and ultra-high-refraction-index glass lens elements to effectively suppress chromatic aberration while maintaining a remarkably compact size. The camera uses a VCM (Voice Coil Motor) for high-speed, quiet, energy-efficient lens movement with precise control. Optical Image Stabilizer Handheld shooting can often lead to camera shake, making photos and videos blurry. Canon’s Optical Image Stabilizer is a sophisticated system that uses lens-shift technology to correct for unwanted camera movement. It makes handheld photography more practical, providing excellent image quality in many difficult shooting situations: outdoors at dusk, inside without a flash, and even at the telephoto end of the zoom range without a tripod. For photos, it enables shooting at slower shutter speeds, accommodating more low-light shooting situations than ever before without having to boost ISO sensitivity. With camera shake and vibration reduced, you get a sharper, steadier image. And because it is an optical system, there is none of the image degradation typical with electronic image stabilizers. Canon DIGIC 5 Image Processor Canon HS SYSTEM The Canon HS SYSTEM lets you take bright, clear photos in an even wider range of shooting situations. Beautiful low-light shots are possible with minimal noise and maximum detail in highlight and shadow areas. The system is the result of two technologies brought together in PowerShot cameras: a high-sensitivity imaging sensor, which is able to capture more light; and the DIGIC Image Processor, which actively reduces noise with high-speed image processing. The 12.1 Megapixel Canon CMOS sensor in the PowerShot SX40 HS incorporates advanced light reception technology that enhances sensitivity. The new DIGIC 5 Image Processor provides a major boost in noise reduction, expanding the usable ISO range to an amazing high of ISO 3200. The Canon HS SYSTEM thus lets you use higher shutter speeds to capture clearer images with reduced noise and blur. In addition to the Canon HS SYSTEM, the combination of the advanced CMOS sensor and DIGIC 5 Image Processor in the PowerShot SX40 HS makes it possible to shoot crisp, clear high definition video. Imagine the fun and excitement of being able to shoot spectacular 1080p Full HD video with stereo sound that you can later watch on your HDTV or download to your computer to share with family and friends. The PowerShot SX40 HS shoots Full HD video at 24* frames per second, ensuring clear lifelike motion images with a beautiful cinematic quality. It also shoots beautifully detailed 720p HD video at 30 fps.** *Actual frame rate is 23.976 fps. **Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps. Dedicated Movie Button, Wind Filter and Optical Zoom While Shooting It’s never been easier to shoot videos with a PowerShot digital camera. The PowerShot SX40 HS has a dedicated movie button that lets you start and stop recording instantly. There is no need to go through layers of menus or operate switches or dials to switch to and from video recording mode. The camera is always ready to shoot stills or video whenever you want. The PowerShot SX40 HS also incorporates an electronic wind filter, which suppresses wind noise that can muffle or distort the sound. And unlike less sophisticated point-and-shoot cameras, the PowerShot SX40 HS lets you use the full range of optical zoom when you’re shooting a video. HDTV Playback via HDMI with CEC Support It’s easy to enjoy and share the videos you shoot with the PowerShot SX40 HS. Simply connect its HDMI terminal to your HDTV using an HDMI cable (not included). And because the PowerShot SX40 HS supports HDMI-CEC technology, you’ll be able to control the playback of your images and videos on any CEC-enabled HDTV using the TV’s remote control. (CEC – Consumer Electronic Control – is part of the HDMI specification, enabling components in a system to communicate with one another.) iFrame Movie Support With the PowerShot SX40 HS, you can also shoot video in the Apple™ iFrame format, which is a computer-friendly standard that speeds up importing and editing of videos. It keeps file sizes small, making it more convenient to upload or e-mail high-quality videos. The iFrame format enjoys native support in compatible Mac and Windows video applications, making it unnecessary to perform time-consuming and often quality-degrading conversions. Vari-Angle LCD The PowerShot SX40 HS features a convenient and highly useful 2.7-inch Vari-Angle LCD screen that swivels out almost a full 180 degrees. It also rotates through approximately 270 degrees, letting you tilt it up or down to shoot at low or high angles. You can compose freely even when shooting from difficult vantage points and use the full range of angle adjustment even when the camera is mounted on a tripod. You can even rotate the LCD facing forward to capture perfectly framed self-portraits and to join group shots. The PureColor System LCD screen has 230,000 dots, giving you a crisp, clear picture to make shooting, playback and using the camera's menu functions especially convenient. A Steady Image is a Beautiful Image Intelligent IS The latest advance in Canon Optical Image Stabilization technology, Intelligent IS analyzes camera movement and applies the best shake correction method for the shooting situation. For stills, the system automatically selects among Normal, Panning, Macro (Hybrid) and Tripod IS modes. When shooting video, the system automatically selects among Dynamic, Powered, Macro and Tripod IS modes. With Intelligent IS, you can concentrate on image capture, letting the camera make the most effective IS settings to assure the steadiest possible image.


Product Dimensions 4.84 x 4.24 x 3.64 inches


Item Weight 1.32 pounds


ASIN B005MTMFHU


Item model number 5251B001


Batteries 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)


Customer Reviews 4.4 out of 5 stars 684 ratings 4.4 out of 5 stars


Best Sellers Rank #40,433 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics) #229 in Digital Point & Shoot Cameras


Is Discontinued By Manufacturer No


Date First Available August 14, 2011


Manufacturer Canon


Language: English


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Features

  • 2.7-inch Vari-angle LCD,1-Year Canon U.S.A. Warranty
  • 35x Wide-Angle (24-840mm) Optical Zoom Lens,Shutter: 15 - 1/3200 sec, Self Timer: 2 Sec, 10 Sec
  • Capture stunning Full HD 1080p video in stereo sound
  • SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Compatible (156, 7.4v)

Description

The Canon 5251B001 PowerShot SX40 HS 12.1MP Black Compact Digital Camera is a versatile compact point-and-shoot camera that easily captures amazing photos and videos. The HS SYSTEM boosts low-light performance with the DIGIC 5 Image Processor and a high-sensitivity 12.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor. The 35x Optical Zoom offers incredible reach and range, allowing you to shoot any scene, near or far. The camera also features a 2.7-inch Vari-angle LCD for great shooting flexibility. Packed with an array of powerful technologies, the PowerShot SX40 HS is a convenient digital camera capable of brilliant image capture.Built-in Flash Yes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, FE Lock, Flash On, Off, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync.Effective Flash Range Wide: 1.6 - 23' (0.49 - 7.01 m),Telephoto: 4.6 - 9.8' (1.40 - 2.99 m).What's in the Box: PowerShot SX40 HS Body, Battery Pack NB-10L, Battery Charger CB-2LC, Lens Cap, Case for Hot Shoe Cap, Neck Strap NS-DC11, Interface Cable IFC-400PCU and Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM. Canon SX40 HS Zoom to Infinite Possibilities The PowerShot SX40 HS is a versatile compact point-and-shoot camera that easily captures amazing photos and videos. The Canon HS SYSTEM boosts low-light performance with the new Canon DIGIC 5 Image Processor and a high-sensitivity 12.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor. This advanced Canon technology delivers stunning image quality with reduced noise and blur. Colors are more vibrant and white balance is true-to-life. The 35x Optical Zoom offers incredible reach and range, allowing you to shoot any scene, near or far. The Optical Image Stabilizer helps images come out steady and clear, and a 24mm ultra Wide-Angle lens makes it easy to take pictures of large groups of people, tall buildings, expansive landscapes and much more. The camera also features a 2.7-inch Vari-angle LCD for great shooting flexibility. Packed with an array of powerful technologies, the PowerShot SX40 HS is a convenient digital camera capable of brilliant image capture. Extreme 35x Wide-Angle Optical Zoom and 24mm Lens The PowerShot SX40 HS is equipped with a Genuine Canon 35x Zoom lens that provides the telephoto power to bring your distant subjects incredibly close. It also features a useful zoom range that begins at 24mm wide-angle and extends to 840mm telephoto (35mm equivalent). The 24mm ultra Wide-Angle allows you to create shots with dramatic perspective and makes it easy to shoot sweeping landscapes, large groups of people and tall buildings. This superb lens delivers outstanding optical performance throughout its zoom range. It’s advanced design employs UD glass, double-sided aspherical glass-molded and ultra-high-refraction-index glass lens elements to effectively suppress chromatic aberration while maintaining a remarkably compact size. The camera uses a VCM (Voice Coil Motor) for high-speed, quiet, energy-efficient lens movement with precise control. Optical Image Stabilizer Handheld shooting can often lead to camera shake, making photos and videos blurry. Canon’s Optical Image Stabilizer is a sophisticated system that uses lens-shift technology to correct for unwanted camera movement. It makes handheld photography more practical, providing excellent image quality in many difficult shooting situations: outdoors at dusk, inside without a flash, and even at the telephoto end of the zoom range without a tripod. For photos, it enables shooting at slower shutter speeds, accommodating more low-light shooting situations than ever before without having to boost ISO sensitivity. With camera shake and vibration reduced, you get a sharper, steadier image. And because it is an optical system, there is none of the image degradation typical with electronic image stabilizers. Canon DIGIC 5 Image Processor Canon HS SYSTEM The Canon HS SYSTEM lets you take bright, clear photos in an even wider range of shooting situations. Beautiful low-light shots are possible with minimal noise and maximum detail in highlight and shadow areas. The system is the result of two technologies brought together in PowerShot cameras: a high-sensitivity imaging sensor, which is able to capture more light; and the DIGIC Image Processor, which actively reduces noise with high-speed image processing. The 12.1 Megapixel Canon CMOS sensor in the PowerShot SX40 HS incorporates advanced light reception technology that enhances sensitivity. The new DIGIC 5 Image Processor provides a major boost in noise reduction, expanding the usable ISO range to an amazing high of ISO 3200. The Canon HS SYSTEM thus lets you use higher shutter speeds to capture clearer images with reduced noise and blur. In addition to the Canon HS SYSTEM, the combination of the advanced CMOS sensor and DIGIC 5 Image Processor in the PowerShot SX40 HS makes it possible to shoot crisp, clear high definition video. Imagine the fun and excitement of being able to shoot spectacular 1080p Full HD video with stereo sound that you can later watch on your HDTV or download to your computer to share with family and friends. The PowerShot SX40 HS shoots Full HD video at 24* frames per second, ensuring clear lifelike motion images with a beautiful cinematic quality. It also shoots beautifully detailed 720p HD video at 30 fps.** *Actual frame rate is 23.976 fps. **Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps. Dedicated Movie Button, Wind Filter and Optical Zoom While Shooting It’s never been easier to shoot videos with a PowerShot digital camera. The PowerShot SX40 HS has a dedicated movie button that lets you start and stop recording instantly. There is no need to go through layers of menus or operate switches or dials to switch to and from video recording mode. The camera is always ready to shoot stills or video whenever you want. The PowerShot SX40 HS also incorporates an electronic wind filter, which suppresses wind noise that can muffle or distort the sound. And unlike less sophisticated point-and-shoot cameras, the PowerShot SX40 HS lets you use the full range of optical zoom when you’re shooting a video. HDTV Playback via HDMI with CEC Support It’s easy to enjoy and share the videos you shoot with the PowerShot SX40 HS. Simply connect its HDMI terminal to your HDTV using an HDMI cable (not included). And because the PowerShot SX40 HS supports HDMI-CEC technology, you’ll be able to control the playback of your images and videos on any CEC-enabled HDTV using the TV’s remote control. (CEC – Consumer Electronic Control – is part of the HDMI specification, enabling components in a system to communicate with one another.) iFrame Movie Support With the PowerShot SX40 HS, you can also shoot video in the Apple™ iFrame format, which is a computer-friendly standard that speeds up importing and editing of videos. It keeps file sizes small, making it more convenient to upload or e-mail high-quality videos. The iFrame format enjoys native support in compatible Mac and Windows video applications, making it unnecessary to perform time-consuming and often quality-degrading conversions. Vari-Angle LCD The PowerShot SX40 HS features a convenient and highly useful 2.7-inch Vari-Angle LCD screen that swivels out almost a full 180 degrees. It also rotates through approximately 270 degrees, letting you tilt it up or down to shoot at low or high angles. You can compose freely even when shooting from difficult vantage points and use the full range of angle adjustment even when the camera is mounted on a tripod. You can even rotate the LCD facing forward to capture perfectly framed self-portraits and to join group shots. The PureColor System LCD screen has 230,000 dots, giving you a crisp, clear picture to make shooting, playback and using the camera's menu functions especially convenient. A Steady Image is a Beautiful Image Intelligent IS The latest advance in Canon Optical Image Stabilization technology, Intelligent IS analyzes camera movement and applies the best shake correction method for the shooting situation. For stills, the system automatically selects among Normal, Panning, Macro (Hybrid) and Tripod IS modes. When shooting video, the system automatically selects among Dynamic, Powered, Macro and Tripod IS modes. With Intelligent IS, you can concentrate on image capture, letting the camera make the most effective IS settings to assure the steadiest possible image.


Product Dimensions 4.84 x 4.24 x 3.64 inches


Item Weight 1.32 pounds


ASIN B005MTMFHU


Item model number 5251B001


Batteries 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)


Customer Reviews 4.4 out of 5 stars 684 ratings 4.4 out of 5 stars


Best Sellers Rank #40,433 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics) #229 in Digital Point & Shoot Cameras


Is Discontinued By Manufacturer No


Date First Available August 14, 2011


Manufacturer Canon


Language: English


Shipping

This product includes free shipping to all US addresses.


Delivery

Unless otherwise stated above, most products arrive within 2-3 business days. Larger items may take 6-9 business days. Tracking information will be automatically provided as soon as your order ships.


View our full shipping policy here.

Returns

This product can be returned within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. Please visit our returns center to begin a return.

View our full returns policy here.

Features

  • 2.7-inch Vari-angle LCD,1-Year Canon U.S.A. Warranty
  • 35x Wide-Angle (24-840mm) Optical Zoom Lens,Shutter: 15 - 1/3200 sec, Self Timer: 2 Sec, 10 Sec
  • Capture stunning Full HD 1080p video in stereo sound
  • SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Compatible (156, 7.4v)

Description

The Canon 5251B001 PowerShot SX40 HS 12.1MP Black Compact Digital Camera is a versatile compact point-and-shoot camera that easily captures amazing photos and videos. The HS SYSTEM boosts low-light performance with the DIGIC 5 Image Processor and a high-sensitivity 12.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor. The 35x Optical Zoom offers incredible reach and range, allowing you to shoot any scene, near or far. The camera also features a 2.7-inch Vari-angle LCD for great shooting flexibility. Packed with an array of powerful technologies, the PowerShot SX40 HS is a convenient digital camera capable of brilliant image capture.Built-in Flash Yes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, FE Lock, Flash On, Off, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync.Effective Flash Range Wide: 1.6 - 23' (0.49 - 7.01 m),Telephoto: 4.6 - 9.8' (1.40 - 2.99 m).What's in the Box: PowerShot SX40 HS Body, Battery Pack NB-10L, Battery Charger CB-2LC, Lens Cap, Case for Hot Shoe Cap, Neck Strap NS-DC11, Interface Cable IFC-400PCU and Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM. Canon SX40 HS Zoom to Infinite Possibilities The PowerShot SX40 HS is a versatile compact point-and-shoot camera that easily captures amazing photos and videos. The Canon HS SYSTEM boosts low-light performance with the new Canon DIGIC 5 Image Processor and a high-sensitivity 12.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor. This advanced Canon technology delivers stunning image quality with reduced noise and blur. Colors are more vibrant and white balance is true-to-life. The 35x Optical Zoom offers incredible reach and range, allowing you to shoot any scene, near or far. The Optical Image Stabilizer helps images come out steady and clear, and a 24mm ultra Wide-Angle lens makes it easy to take pictures of large groups of people, tall buildings, expansive landscapes and much more. The camera also features a 2.7-inch Vari-angle LCD for great shooting flexibility. Packed with an array of powerful technologies, the PowerShot SX40 HS is a convenient digital camera capable of brilliant image capture. Extreme 35x Wide-Angle Optical Zoom and 24mm Lens The PowerShot SX40 HS is equipped with a Genuine Canon 35x Zoom lens that provides the telephoto power to bring your distant subjects incredibly close. It also features a useful zoom range that begins at 24mm wide-angle and extends to 840mm telephoto (35mm equivalent). The 24mm ultra Wide-Angle allows you to create shots with dramatic perspective and makes it easy to shoot sweeping landscapes, large groups of people and tall buildings. This superb lens delivers outstanding optical performance throughout its zoom range. It’s advanced design employs UD glass, double-sided aspherical glass-molded and ultra-high-refraction-index glass lens elements to effectively suppress chromatic aberration while maintaining a remarkably compact size. The camera uses a VCM (Voice Coil Motor) for high-speed, quiet, energy-efficient lens movement with precise control. Optical Image Stabilizer Handheld shooting can often lead to camera shake, making photos and videos blurry. Canon’s Optical Image Stabilizer is a sophisticated system that uses lens-shift technology to correct for unwanted camera movement. It makes handheld photography more practical, providing excellent image quality in many difficult shooting situations: outdoors at dusk, inside without a flash, and even at the telephoto end of the zoom range without a tripod. For photos, it enables shooting at slower shutter speeds, accommodating more low-light shooting situations than ever before without having to boost ISO sensitivity. With camera shake and vibration reduced, you get a sharper, steadier image. And because it is an optical system, there is none of the image degradation typical with electronic image stabilizers. Canon DIGIC 5 Image Processor Canon HS SYSTEM The Canon HS SYSTEM lets you take bright, clear photos in an even wider range of shooting situations. Beautiful low-light shots are possible with minimal noise and maximum detail in highlight and shadow areas. The system is the result of two technologies brought together in PowerShot cameras: a high-sensitivity imaging sensor, which is able to capture more light; and the DIGIC Image Processor, which actively reduces noise with high-speed image processing. The 12.1 Megapixel Canon CMOS sensor in the PowerShot SX40 HS incorporates advanced light reception technology that enhances sensitivity. The new DIGIC 5 Image Processor provides a major boost in noise reduction, expanding the usable ISO range to an amazing high of ISO 3200. The Canon HS SYSTEM thus lets you use higher shutter speeds to capture clearer images with reduced noise and blur. In addition to the Canon HS SYSTEM, the combination of the advanced CMOS sensor and DIGIC 5 Image Processor in the PowerShot SX40 HS makes it possible to shoot crisp, clear high definition video. Imagine the fun and excitement of being able to shoot spectacular 1080p Full HD video with stereo sound that you can later watch on your HDTV or download to your computer to share with family and friends. The PowerShot SX40 HS shoots Full HD video at 24* frames per second, ensuring clear lifelike motion images with a beautiful cinematic quality. It also shoots beautifully detailed 720p HD video at 30 fps.** *Actual frame rate is 23.976 fps. **Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps. Dedicated Movie Button, Wind Filter and Optical Zoom While Shooting It’s never been easier to shoot videos with a PowerShot digital camera. The PowerShot SX40 HS has a dedicated movie button that lets you start and stop recording instantly. There is no need to go through layers of menus or operate switches or dials to switch to and from video recording mode. The camera is always ready to shoot stills or video whenever you want. The PowerShot SX40 HS also incorporates an electronic wind filter, which suppresses wind noise that can muffle or distort the sound. And unlike less sophisticated point-and-shoot cameras, the PowerShot SX40 HS lets you use the full range of optical zoom when you’re shooting a video. HDTV Playback via HDMI with CEC Support It’s easy to enjoy and share the videos you shoot with the PowerShot SX40 HS. Simply connect its HDMI terminal to your HDTV using an HDMI cable (not included). And because the PowerShot SX40 HS supports HDMI-CEC technology, you’ll be able to control the playback of your images and videos on any CEC-enabled HDTV using the TV’s remote control. (CEC – Consumer Electronic Control – is part of the HDMI specification, enabling components in a system to communicate with one another.) iFrame Movie Support With the PowerShot SX40 HS, you can also shoot video in the Apple™ iFrame format, which is a computer-friendly standard that speeds up importing and editing of videos. It keeps file sizes small, making it more convenient to upload or e-mail high-quality videos. The iFrame format enjoys native support in compatible Mac and Windows video applications, making it unnecessary to perform time-consuming and often quality-degrading conversions. Vari-Angle LCD The PowerShot SX40 HS features a convenient and highly useful 2.7-inch Vari-Angle LCD screen that swivels out almost a full 180 degrees. It also rotates through approximately 270 degrees, letting you tilt it up or down to shoot at low or high angles. You can compose freely even when shooting from difficult vantage points and use the full range of angle adjustment even when the camera is mounted on a tripod. You can even rotate the LCD facing forward to capture perfectly framed self-portraits and to join group shots. The PureColor System LCD screen has 230,000 dots, giving you a crisp, clear picture to make shooting, playback and using the camera's menu functions especially convenient. A Steady Image is a Beautiful Image Intelligent IS The latest advance in Canon Optical Image Stabilization technology, Intelligent IS analyzes camera movement and applies the best shake correction method for the shooting situation. For stills, the system automatically selects among Normal, Panning, Macro (Hybrid) and Tripod IS modes. When shooting video, the system automatically selects among Dynamic, Powered, Macro and Tripod IS modes. With Intelligent IS, you can concentrate on image capture, letting the camera make the most effective IS settings to assure the steadiest possible image.


Product Dimensions 4.84 x 4.24 x 3.64 inches


Item Weight 1.32 pounds


ASIN B005MTMFHU


Item model number 5251B001


Batteries 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)


Customer Reviews 4.4 out of 5 stars 684 ratings 4.4 out of 5 stars


Best Sellers Rank #40,433 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics) #229 in Digital Point & Shoot Cameras


Is Discontinued By Manufacturer No


Date First Available August 14, 2011


Manufacturer Canon


Language: English


abunda_amazon_reviews I am an aspiring/continuing YouTuber, (Shai's time) (look me up and subscribe please ! :) ) and I needed a camera SO bad to continue filming and so I bought this used for a VERY good price. Even though there was cosmetic things wrong with it, including the lens motor sound, (which they listed every single thing wrong with it beforehand) it came 1 day early AND everything that was said to be included came with it. This is my 1st ever camera purchase and I'm happy ! Camera works fine, no scratches on actual lens, mic works, SD card and battery works and was already inside of the camera charged. The camera is a little used/dirty..but I love it. Beggers can't be choosers lol Very transparent seller, and came packaged pretty good. 5 stars for fast shipping even though I canceled by mistake at 1st and for honesty ! 5 stars !!;;Reviewed in the United States on June 8, 2018;;5.0 out of 5 stars;;Exactly what is said it was. 5 stars for honesty;;shai;;;In this video there are two sailboats passing each other nearly a half a mile out off of Waikiki Beach. The zoom on this Canon SX40 is pretty amazing as you can see. I'm happy with the camera as it also takes nice photos also.;;Reviewed in the United States on October 9, 2011;;5.0 out of 5 stars;;Sailboats Passing Each Other Zoom Test In Waikiki;;Paradise Reviewer;;;I've held off buying a digital camera, getting by with a simple point and shoot and a cell phone. The last time I took a serious look at digital cameras, there were two main kinds--point and shoots and DSLR. The point and shoot was "okay" for snapshots. The DSLR was the one you'd get for image quality and control over all the elements of photography (thinking back to film camera days.../old). The point and shoots were functional, pocketable and simple. The DSLRs were sophisticated, complicated and heavy (lenses...you would want to have lenses....) Oh, and DSLRs were really pricey, especially getting the lenses (the kits? Not such a good idea). I bought a point and shoot and always felt ..."eh..." about it. Not very exciting if you want to pursue photography as a hobby (as I used to do with my old 35mm Canon A-1, which I loved). So, imagine my surprise looking around here a month ago and finding there has been a sea change in the digital camera world. Not only have the prices gone down for everything--what an array of choices there are now in all categories!--but the technology, the capabilities of even so-called point and shoot cameras is now pretty amazing. And you get so much "still camera" PLUS video, too. So...I narrowed down my choices and tried to decide: "Canon T3i...or Canon s100?" Two different concepts, both very versatile, but one easy to slip in a pocket or purse, the other...feeling more like what I still think of as a "real" camera--interchangeable lenses, hot shoe for the flash, RAW, and...with video..a nice capability to have an external mike. While I was thinking, I went over to [...] (Canon Talk) forum where they were discussing the same thing: What to get? And I saw images from the SX40 (which I'd never heard of --and just came out 2 months ago, so no reviews yet). Fantastic! And the zoom! 24mm so nice and wide. 840mm at the telephoto...amazing! All compact and lightweight for what you got. A new genre called a "superzoom" or "bridge" camera coming between the point and shoot and the DSLRs. And actually costing LESS than the s100!!! After deliberating for a month between the s100 (which I'd ordered, but wasn't in yet) and the T3i, I had found "my" camera. In less than 24 hours of finding it, I ordered. And, really, it was love at first sight. There is so much that's great about this camera and Canon lays it all out well on this page. You get the idea--as much (or as little) creative control as you want. If you don't like to fiddle with controls, just put it on "P" and you'll get great pix without doing anything except "point and shoot" (well, and focus and stay still). But if you like to "grow" with a camera, it has a menu button that is easy to scroll through, settings that are easy to use, a mode dial right on the back that makes everything easy to find, a "record" button for video that is colored red so you can't miss it...couldn't be easier...or more fun! The only other things you might want to know are: it has a hot shoe, but doesn't shoot RAW (which I don't care about, but people who are heavily into post-processing are). There's no way to attach an external mike of your own, but the internal mike has two different settings and a wind filter--so, better that most, sound-wise. I put a 67mm lens adapter on to prevent vignetting and added a clear filter to protect the lens, that and a good memory card and a case and....good to go! I can't recommend this enough--it is a really fun camera (oh, and has macro as well) and using a long zoom like that is just really exciting if you like photography at all. (Check out the pics of the moon at dpreview. Amazing). Highly recommended.;;Reviewed in the United States on November 17, 2011;;5.0 out of 5 stars;;The Camera I've Been Waiting For....;;Elisa 20;;;I recently started a Youtube channel and I was looking for a quality camera at a reasonable price! I am soo happy I came across this camera! The quality is excellent! It is very easy to operate! I am still having issues figuring out the lighting but I’m working on that! ha! The seller was very easy to work with and I received my product in a day or two! I am very happy with my purchase! This review is very late as I ordered the camera months ago! However, after all this time I am still very pleased with my purchase!;;Reviewed in the United States on May 29, 2019;;5.0 out of 5 stars;;Best Camera Ever!!!;;Ernie S.;;;This is a great little camera (small considering the lens range) and I recently used it as my only camera on a trip to San Diego. I deliberately left my professional gear at home as I was not on photography business and wanted to really give this camera a run for its money. The zoom to about an 800 mm equivalent is a fine feature. The wide angle end of the scale is not too bad either. The optical stabilizer works well. I have a steady hand, but any time you use that long a telephoto optical stabilization is not an option, it's a MUST. The main thing to remember is that this is NOT a DSLR. It does not focus or respond as quickly as a DSLR, and it will not have the low-light performance of a DSLR. If you bear that in mind, plan your shots, and pre-focus action scenes, you can get excellent results. I found it quite acceptable for candid shots at events, flowers, animals not in quick motion, buildings, scenery (up to about 12 x 24 size print) and the typical subjects you may wish to shoot as you travel. The SX40 was a little too slow in response to catch children diving into the water even when pre-focused. That's a tough task anyway. It took a lot of anticipation to get a few good good shots. However, when the timing was right, I got excellent, very clear, mid-flight images. I would not recommend this camera, or ANY non-DSLR, for sports or fast action situations. It is nice that the SX40 takes an external flash. Lack of that option is a major shortfall for most consumer-class cameras. This camera is now in my bag everywhere I travel. I carry it in a black sling-style bag that also holds other essentials for a traveler: my wife's make-up, various medications useful to travelers, sun-block, bug repellent pads, tissues, spare batteries, and the snake bite kit. (OK, I don't have a snake bite kit.) I will have no hesitation putting shots from it on my web site. In fact, the sample slideshow on <...> has a number of images from the SX40. The flower images were taken with the SX40. Gnarly Image Stave;;Reviewed in the United States on June 21, 2012;;4.0 out of 5 stars;;Canon SX 40 review from a pro;;Amazon Customer

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5.0 out of 5 stars
By shai - Reviewed in the United States on June 8, 2018
Exactly what is said it was. 5 stars for honesty
I am an aspiring/continuing YouTuber, (Shai's time) (look me up and subscribe please ! :) ) and I needed a camera SO bad to continue filming and so I bought this used for a VERY good price. Even though there was cosmetic things wrong with it, including the lens motor sound, (which they listed every single thing wrong with it beforehand) it came 1 day early AND everything that was said to be included came with it. This is my 1st ever camera purchase and I'm happy ! Camera works fine, no scratches on actual lens, mic works, SD card and battery works and was already inside of the camera charged. The camera is a little used/dirty..but I love it. Beggers can't be choosers lol Very transparent seller, and came packaged pretty good. 5 stars for fast shipping even though I canceled by mistake at 1st and for honesty ! 5 stars !!

5.0 out of 5 stars
By Paradise Reviewer - Reviewed in the United States on October 9, 2011
Sailboats Passing Each Other Zoom Test In Waikiki
In this video there are two sailboats passing each other nearly a half a mile out off of Waikiki Beach. The zoom on this Canon SX40 is pretty amazing as you can see. I'm happy with the camera as it also takes nice photos also.

5.0 out of 5 stars
By Elisa 20 - Reviewed in the United States on November 17, 2011
The Camera I've Been Waiting For....
I've held off buying a digital camera, getting by with a simple point and shoot and a cell phone. The last time I took a serious look at digital cameras, there were two main kinds--point and shoots and DSLR. The point and shoot was "okay" for snapshots. The DSLR was the one you'd get for image quality and control over all the elements of photography (thinking back to film camera days.../old). The point and shoots were functional, pocketable and simple. The DSLRs were sophisticated, complicated and heavy (lenses...you would want to have lenses....) Oh, and DSLRs were really pricey, especially getting the lenses (the kits? Not such a good idea). I bought a point and shoot and always felt ..."eh..." about it. Not very exciting if you want to pursue photography as a hobby (as I used to do with my old 35mm Canon A-1, which I loved). So, imagine my surprise looking around here a month ago and finding there has been a sea change in the digital camera world. Not only have the prices gone down for everything--what an array of choices there are now in all categories!--but the technology, the capabilities of even so-called point and shoot cameras is now pretty amazing. And you get so much "still camera" PLUS video, too. So...I narrowed down my choices and tried to decide: "Canon T3i...or Canon s100?" Two different concepts, both very versatile, but one easy to slip in a pocket or purse, the other...feeling more like what I still think of as a "real" camera--interchangeable lenses, hot shoe for the flash, RAW, and...with video..a nice capability to have an external mike. While I was thinking, I went over to [...] (Canon Talk) forum where they were discussing the same thing: What to get? And I saw images from the SX40 (which I'd never heard of --and just came out 2 months ago, so no reviews yet). Fantastic! And the zoom! 24mm so nice and wide. 840mm at the telephoto...amazing! All compact and lightweight for what you got. A new genre called a "superzoom" or "bridge" camera coming between the point and shoot and the DSLRs. And actually costing LESS than the s100!!! After deliberating for a month between the s100 (which I'd ordered, but wasn't in yet) and the T3i, I had found "my" camera. In less than 24 hours of finding it, I ordered. And, really, it was love at first sight. There is so much that's great about this camera and Canon lays it all out well on this page. You get the idea--as much (or as little) creative control as you want. If you don't like to fiddle with controls, just put it on "P" and you'll get great pix without doing anything except "point and shoot" (well, and focus and stay still). But if you like to "grow" with a camera, it has a menu button that is easy to scroll through, settings that are easy to use, a mode dial right on the back that makes everything easy to find, a "record" button for video that is colored red so you can't miss it...couldn't be easier...or more fun! The only other things you might want to know are: it has a hot shoe, but doesn't shoot RAW (which I don't care about, but people who are heavily into post-processing are). There's no way to attach an external mike of your own, but the internal mike has two different settings and a wind filter--so, better that most, sound-wise. I put a 67mm lens adapter on to prevent vignetting and added a clear filter to protect the lens, that and a good memory card and a case and....good to go! I can't recommend this enough--it is a really fun camera (oh, and has macro as well) and using a long zoom like that is just really exciting if you like photography at all. (Check out the pics of the moon at dpreview. Amazing). Highly recommended.

5.0 out of 5 stars
By Ernie S. - Reviewed in the United States on May 29, 2019
Best Camera Ever!!!
I recently started a Youtube channel and I was looking for a quality camera at a reasonable price! I am soo happy I came across this camera! The quality is excellent! It is very easy to operate! I am still having issues figuring out the lighting but I’m working on that! ha! The seller was very easy to work with and I received my product in a day or two! I am very happy with my purchase! This review is very late as I ordered the camera months ago! However, after all this time I am still very pleased with my purchase!

4.0 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer - Reviewed in the United States on June 21, 2012
Canon SX 40 review from a pro
This is a great little camera (small considering the lens range) and I recently used it as my only camera on a trip to San Diego. I deliberately left my professional gear at home as I was not on photography business and wanted to really give this camera a run for its money. The zoom to about an 800 mm equivalent is a fine feature. The wide angle end of the scale is not too bad either. The optical stabilizer works well. I have a steady hand, but any time you use that long a telephoto optical stabilization is not an option, it's a MUST. The main thing to remember is that this is NOT a DSLR. It does not focus or respond as quickly as a DSLR, and it will not have the low-light performance of a DSLR. If you bear that in mind, plan your shots, and pre-focus action scenes, you can get excellent results. I found it quite acceptable for candid shots at events, flowers, animals not in quick motion, buildings, scenery (up to about 12 x 24 size print) and the typical subjects you may wish to shoot as you travel. The SX40 was a little too slow in response to catch children diving into the water even when pre-focused. That's a tough task anyway. It took a lot of anticipation to get a few good good shots. However, when the timing was right, I got excellent, very clear, mid-flight images. I would not recommend this camera, or ANY non-DSLR, for sports or fast action situations. It is nice that the SX40 takes an external flash. Lack of that option is a major shortfall for most consumer-class cameras. This camera is now in my bag everywhere I travel. I carry it in a black sling-style bag that also holds other essentials for a traveler: my wife's make-up, various medications useful to travelers, sun-block, bug repellent pads, tissues, spare batteries, and the snake bite kit. (OK, I don't have a snake bite kit.) I will have no hesitation putting shots from it on my web site. In fact, the sample slideshow on <...> has a number of images from the SX40. The flower images were taken with the SX40. Gnarly Image Stave

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5.0 out of 5 stars
By shai - Reviewed in the United States on June 8, 2018
Exactly what is said it was. 5 stars for honesty
I am an aspiring/continuing YouTuber, (Shai's time) (look me up and subscribe please ! :) ) and I needed a camera SO bad to continue filming and so I bought this used for a VERY good price. Even though there was cosmetic things wrong with it, including the lens motor sound, (which they listed every single thing wrong with it beforehand) it came 1 day early AND everything that was said to be included came with it. This is my 1st ever camera purchase and I'm happy ! Camera works fine, no scratches on actual lens, mic works, SD card and battery works and was already inside of the camera charged. The camera is a little used/dirty..but I love it. Beggers can't be choosers lol Very transparent seller, and came packaged pretty good. 5 stars for fast shipping even though I canceled by mistake at 1st and for honesty ! 5 stars !!

5.0 out of 5 stars
By Paradise Reviewer - Reviewed in the United States on October 9, 2011
Sailboats Passing Each Other Zoom Test In Waikiki
In this video there are two sailboats passing each other nearly a half a mile out off of Waikiki Beach. The zoom on this Canon SX40 is pretty amazing as you can see. I'm happy with the camera as it also takes nice photos also.

5.0 out of 5 stars
By Elisa 20 - Reviewed in the United States on November 17, 2011
The Camera I've Been Waiting For....
I've held off buying a digital camera, getting by with a simple point and shoot and a cell phone. The last time I took a serious look at digital cameras, there were two main kinds--point and shoots and DSLR. The point and shoot was "okay" for snapshots. The DSLR was the one you'd get for image quality and control over all the elements of photography (thinking back to film camera days.../old). The point and shoots were functional, pocketable and simple. The DSLRs were sophisticated, complicated and heavy (lenses...you would want to have lenses....) Oh, and DSLRs were really pricey, especially getting the lenses (the kits? Not such a good idea). I bought a point and shoot and always felt ..."eh..." about it. Not very exciting if you want to pursue photography as a hobby (as I used to do with my old 35mm Canon A-1, which I loved). So, imagine my surprise looking around here a month ago and finding there has been a sea change in the digital camera world. Not only have the prices gone down for everything--what an array of choices there are now in all categories!--but the technology, the capabilities of even so-called point and shoot cameras is now pretty amazing. And you get so much "still camera" PLUS video, too. So...I narrowed down my choices and tried to decide: "Canon T3i...or Canon s100?" Two different concepts, both very versatile, but one easy to slip in a pocket or purse, the other...feeling more like what I still think of as a "real" camera--interchangeable lenses, hot shoe for the flash, RAW, and...with video..a nice capability to have an external mike. While I was thinking, I went over to [...] (Canon Talk) forum where they were discussing the same thing: What to get? And I saw images from the SX40 (which I'd never heard of --and just came out 2 months ago, so no reviews yet). Fantastic! And the zoom! 24mm so nice and wide. 840mm at the telephoto...amazing! All compact and lightweight for what you got. A new genre called a "superzoom" or "bridge" camera coming between the point and shoot and the DSLRs. And actually costing LESS than the s100!!! After deliberating for a month between the s100 (which I'd ordered, but wasn't in yet) and the T3i, I had found "my" camera. In less than 24 hours of finding it, I ordered. And, really, it was love at first sight. There is so much that's great about this camera and Canon lays it all out well on this page. You get the idea--as much (or as little) creative control as you want. If you don't like to fiddle with controls, just put it on "P" and you'll get great pix without doing anything except "point and shoot" (well, and focus and stay still). But if you like to "grow" with a camera, it has a menu button that is easy to scroll through, settings that are easy to use, a mode dial right on the back that makes everything easy to find, a "record" button for video that is colored red so you can't miss it...couldn't be easier...or more fun! The only other things you might want to know are: it has a hot shoe, but doesn't shoot RAW (which I don't care about, but people who are heavily into post-processing are). There's no way to attach an external mike of your own, but the internal mike has two different settings and a wind filter--so, better that most, sound-wise. I put a 67mm lens adapter on to prevent vignetting and added a clear filter to protect the lens, that and a good memory card and a case and....good to go! I can't recommend this enough--it is a really fun camera (oh, and has macro as well) and using a long zoom like that is just really exciting if you like photography at all. (Check out the pics of the moon at dpreview. Amazing). Highly recommended.

5.0 out of 5 stars
By Ernie S. - Reviewed in the United States on May 29, 2019
Best Camera Ever!!!
I recently started a Youtube channel and I was looking for a quality camera at a reasonable price! I am soo happy I came across this camera! The quality is excellent! It is very easy to operate! I am still having issues figuring out the lighting but I’m working on that! ha! The seller was very easy to work with and I received my product in a day or two! I am very happy with my purchase! This review is very late as I ordered the camera months ago! However, after all this time I am still very pleased with my purchase!

4.0 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer - Reviewed in the United States on June 21, 2012
Canon SX 40 review from a pro
This is a great little camera (small considering the lens range) and I recently used it as my only camera on a trip to San Diego. I deliberately left my professional gear at home as I was not on photography business and wanted to really give this camera a run for its money. The zoom to about an 800 mm equivalent is a fine feature. The wide angle end of the scale is not too bad either. The optical stabilizer works well. I have a steady hand, but any time you use that long a telephoto optical stabilization is not an option, it's a MUST. The main thing to remember is that this is NOT a DSLR. It does not focus or respond as quickly as a DSLR, and it will not have the low-light performance of a DSLR. If you bear that in mind, plan your shots, and pre-focus action scenes, you can get excellent results. I found it quite acceptable for candid shots at events, flowers, animals not in quick motion, buildings, scenery (up to about 12 x 24 size print) and the typical subjects you may wish to shoot as you travel. The SX40 was a little too slow in response to catch children diving into the water even when pre-focused. That's a tough task anyway. It took a lot of anticipation to get a few good good shots. However, when the timing was right, I got excellent, very clear, mid-flight images. I would not recommend this camera, or ANY non-DSLR, for sports or fast action situations. It is nice that the SX40 takes an external flash. Lack of that option is a major shortfall for most consumer-class cameras. This camera is now in my bag everywhere I travel. I carry it in a black sling-style bag that also holds other essentials for a traveler: my wife's make-up, various medications useful to travelers, sun-block, bug repellent pads, tissues, spare batteries, and the snake bite kit. (OK, I don't have a snake bite kit.) I will have no hesitation putting shots from it on my web site. In fact, the sample slideshow on <...> has a number of images from the SX40. The flower images were taken with the SX40. Gnarly Image Stave