Questions tagged [canon-g1-x]

The Canon G1 X is a 14.3 megapixel camera with non-replaceable 15.1 - 60.4 mm (35mm equivalent: 28-112mm) F2.8-5.8 lens.

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Why is my nighttime sky image so poor (few stars and a yellow glow)?

I am new to astrophotography and I take most of my pictures at around 11pm, which is reasonably dark. The only lights which are on near me are street lights and they are behind trees. I am struggling ...
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Why does my G1X lower the shutter speed, irrespective of shutter priority mode?

From time to time I have to use my Canon G1X for indoor sport (basketball) photos. Often the light isn't really much so I've tried to fix the shutter speed using the shutter priority mode (Tv), the ...
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Digital zoom disabled on other modes except C2 - Canon G1X

I'm new to photography and I've researhed about this over google and can't find the exact answer on this. I've read that the Digital Zoom option on Canon G1X should be enabled when you choose JPG as ...
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How can I increase my compact camera's suboptimal autofocus accuracy?

I own a Canon G1X compact camera which is quite good in my expectations, except that I cannot really be confident in its autofocus accuracy especially in non-optimal light conditions. Manual focus is ...
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How to find the serial number for a Canon G1X if it has rubbed off

I recently bought a second hand Canon G1X and would like to insure it. However, the serial number under the camera has partially rubbed off and only 6 digits are still visible. I was recommended by a ...
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Is AEB possible in Manual mode on Canon Powershot G1 X?

When the G1 X is set to Manual (M) mode, AEB no longer shows up in the FUNC menu. Is there another to set it? Seems like a serious limitation otherwise.
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Canon G1 X Custom Color Resets

The Canon Powershot G1 X has a Custom Color mode which lets you tweek Contrast, Saturation, Sharpness, Red, Green, Blue and Skin Tone. With a few adjustments, it can make colors look quite natural. ...