Canon IXUS 255 HS review

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The optical zoom performance on the Canon IXUS 255 HS is impressive.

Canon IXUS 255 HS review

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For those who want to work on images in post production, there is some scope for adjustment to get the look you want. This shot has had the colours and contrast boosted.

Canon IXUS 255 HS review

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Canon IXUS 255 HS review

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We were impressed with the macro function on the Canon IXUS 255 HS.

Canon IXUS 255 HS review

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Super Vivid mode produces bright, vibrant colours.

Canon IXUS 255 HS review

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Miniature Effect produces a pleasing tilt-shift effect.

Canon IXUS 255 HS review

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The majority of the time the Canon IXUS 255 HS takes well balanced and exposed images.

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Another example of the superb optical zoom performance.

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The Canon IXUS 255 HS is able to produce sharp detail, even while dealing with bright sunlight.

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Exposure is generally good on the Canon IXUS 255 HS, although occasionally it can lean towards over exposing - an example seen here in the sky.