Archive for Canon Ixus 240HS

Budapest snapshot (last one?)

Posted in pictures, Travel, University life with tags , , on July 22, 2013 by xi'an

IMG_0434I arrived yesterday afternoon in Budapest, early enough to settle in my apartment and meet Randal Douc for a few hours of work towards the completion of a paper we started two years ago. I also realised I had forgotten the charger for my Canon Ixus camera battery! So if anyone attending has a Canon CB-2LD battery charger for NB-11L batteries and would bring it to the conference centre today or tomorrow, this would not be the last Budapest snapshot on the ‘Og… Thanks!!!

new camera (again!)

Posted in pictures with tags , , , on June 16, 2013 by xi'an

IMG_0008Following the loss of my camera in the park, two weeks ago, I bought a new Canon Ixus 240 HS camera, which seems to sell in the US as a Canon Powershot ELPH 320 HS. The characteristics are very similar to the 155 model, which cost me about the same last year, except for an handy touchscreen and a slightly better optical zoom… The selection of options has gotten better, again thanks to the touchscreen, but I fear I will keep overusing the “super-vivid” option to keep catching colours in poor light… Here is the first attempt. (And sorry if this sounds like cheap advertising, I just picked the same brand as I was used to it and the vivid option could produce interesting if artificial effects!)