The PowerShot A590 IS is an amazing camera. Canon has done it again with its power-packed performance and at such a great value. This camera is loaded with features such as 8 megapixels, a 4x optical zoom, an Optical image Stabilizer, and a large 2.5-inch LCD. Shooting modes are set up for manual or automatic. Canon has a new Easy Mode that makes picture taking a breeze. Another amazing feature is the DIGIC III Image Processor with Enhanced Canon Face Detection to make facial features just as natural-looking as can be, with Motion Detection Technology which reduces blur. Get even more creative and attach wide or telephoto converter lenses.