In a Class of Its Own
Loaded with first-of-its-kind features and high-end capabilities, the Canon
PowerShot SD4000 IS Digital ELPH gives ELPH lovers all new reasons to step up.
Never before has Canon equipped an ELPH with a back-illuminated CMOS
sensor-driven HS SYSTEM or an f/2.0 lens - both of which deliver incredible
images in low light. And shooting action or sporting events has never been so
fun, with High-Speed Burst mode and the Super Slow Motion Movie function to mix
things up. You'll control shots like a pro with Aperture- and Shutter-priority
modes, and play your 720p HD movies effortlessly on your HDTV. All this from a
super-slim style icon - what more could you ask?
Experience the Power
10.0-megapixel CMOS sensor combined with the DIGIC 4 Image Processor create
the Canon HS System.The Canon HS System takes the frustration out of low light
shooting. The system delivers clear, blur-free shots with all the ambiance
intact, and frees you from the sometimes unwanted effects of using the flash.
Beautiful low light shots are possible at both low and high ISO speeds, and the
dynamic range is expanded to retain maximum detail in highlight and shadow
The system is the result of two technologies brought together in a compact
PowerShot. The first is the 10.0-megapixel CMOS sensor, which positions the
light-receiving surface for optimal light reception. More light means clearer,
blur-free images with plenty of detail and nuance, even in dark areas. Working
together with the CMOS sensor to deliver the HS System is Canon's advanced DIGIC
4 Image Processor, which actively reduces noise and delivers high speed image
A Big Lens for Big Ambitions
Bright f/2.0 lens, great for shooting in low light conditions or using a
shallow depth-of-field.The Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS Digital ELPH sports an
f/2.0 aperture, perfect for creating enticing portraits, by drawing attention to
the face and blurring the background with its impressively shallow
depth-of-field. The Macro setting lets you get even closer. The large aperture
also does more. It lets you capture more nuances in low light shooting by using
more of the available light. You'll be ready for anything with a lens aperture
larger than even many professional sizes.
Shoot Video in HD and Enjoy Easy HD Playback
The Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS Digital ELPH lets you record video in
beautiful 720p high definition (1280 x 720 pixels). The camera also makes it
easy to enjoy HD movies (and still photos) on your HDTV with a mini-HDMI
connector for direct connection to a high definition TV monitor. You'll enjoy
the HD experience with no degradation of image or audio in the signal, plus the
ability to display up to 130 still images at once.
Super Slow Motion Movie function and High-Speed Burst mode
Give your movies a whole new look with the Super Slow Motion Movie function.
Whether you're going for a dreamy, creative slant when documenting family
moments, or making a highlight film of your kids' greatest sports plays, you'll
love the high quality capture of this all-new feature. The camera shoots your
clips at high speed (approx. 240fps) and plays them back at 30fps for the
inimitable super slow motion feeling you'll love.
High-Speed Burst is exactly what you need when you're trying to capture the best
possible shot within a moment of fast-moving action. In High-Speed Burst mode,
the camera automatically shoots continuously at high speed (approx. 8.4fps)
while you simply hold down the shutter. The mode lets you shoot sporting events,
kids in motion, wildlife and any situation with unpredictable movement, then
simply choose the best shots captured.
Scene modes such as Miniature Effect and Fisheye Effect, plus Low Light mode
The Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS Digital ELPH offers creative effects similar
to those found in certain professional lenses. Miniature Effect creates an
illusion where very large objects appear in miniature proportions. Turn soaring
cityscapes into a scene in seemingly dollhouse-like proportions.
Fisheye Effect uses barrel distortion to warp the image around the center,
giving a distinctive curvature effect to the photo. The curvilinear images
produced by Fisheye Effect can suggest the curve of the Earth, the inside of a
dome, or the image you see through the peephole of a door.
With an ISO of 400 - 6400, the Low Light mode takes the Canon PowerShot SD4000
IS Digital ELPH where no ELPH-Series has gone before - into the shadows! Now
even scenes notorious for having insufficient light, such as those lit by
candles, fire, or street lamp, come through in fantastic color and clarity, with
less noise. You can keep the feel of the scene intact without adding additional
light, so the result will be scenes with the visual accuracy, depth and clarity
you expect from a Canon camera.
Advanced presets for the best possible photos under certain conditions. With
23 Shooting Modes, you're ready for whatever shot comes your way.
Shoot like a pro with Aperture- and Shutter-priority modes
For photography enthusiasts, the ability to control aperture and shutter
speed is key. The Aperture- and Shutter-priority modes on the Canon PowerShot
SD4000 IS Digital ELPH make it easy for anyone to take extra control over the
look and feel of images captured.
In Aperture-priority mode, you set the aperture and the camera automatically
selects an appropriate shutter speed. This lets you create sharp subjects with
beautifully blurred backgrounds, and landscapes with foreground, middle ground
and background all in focus.
Shutter-priority mode lets you choose a shutter speed while the camera
automatically selects the aperture. Higher shutter speeds are great for catching
stop-action shots of moving subjects, while lower shutter speeds can create