Canon SD880 IS Tips

First published on: Thursday, 5 February 2009

Last update (Feb 08, 2009): Download the latest Firmware Update (Version

This page is a collection of Canon Powershot SD880 IS / Digital IXUS 870 IS tips, tricks, techniques, camera settings and hacks that I’ve across in forums, online communities, blogs and related websites.

Full attribution is given by linking to the source and where available, the author’s homepage or photo gallery.

Download the latest Canon SD880 IS Firmware Update (Version

The firmware corrects a phenomenon where the camera loses power when certain camera settings are in effect and a specific sequence of actions is performed.

Go to Canon Japan for details on the bug fix and download instructions.

Remove CA in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Removing the CA (chromatic aberration) in SD880IS photos is a cinch if you have Lightroom installed on your computer — read this short post on how.

Screen Protectors

This thread on DPReview is a discussion on screen protector choices for the SD880IS. Two main products were recommended:

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