Pentax *ist DS Review
Detailed Information display
Pressing the INFO button in shooting mode displays a page of information about the current camera configuration. You can press the right arrow for help.
Focus mode, Shooting mode, AE metering, Flash mode, Drive mode, Auto bracket, ISO sensitivity, Image Tone, Image Size / Quality, Color space, White balance, Date & time, Focus point, Image processing settings, Lens focal length.
|The *ist DS provides a record review image immediately after the shot is taken. At this point you can press the erase button to delete the image.||Additionally you can choose to have a histogram displayed on the record review which provides an instant impression of the image balance and exposure.|
Pressing the Play button will display the last image taken or the last image on the SD card, the display mode will depend on the last selected setting. You can also enable blinking highlights, by setting the 'Hot spot warning' option in the playback menu. Change the display mode by pressing the INFO button.
|Image review (file type & file number)||Image review with histogram|
|Image review with detailed information|
Image magnification / thumbnail index
The *ist DS has a wide range of available image magnifications; 1.2x, 1.4x, 1.6x, 1.8x, 2.0x, 2.3x, 2.6x, 3.0x, 3.5x, 4.0x, 5.0x, 6.0x, 8.0x, 10.0x, 12.0x. You can preset the initial zoom step to something more than 1.2x.
|Image magnify, 1.2x||Image magnify, 6.0x|
|Image magnify, 12.0x||Thumbnail index (press delete to enter selective delete mode; clip)|
Other Play mode functions
Pressing the Function (Fn) button in play mode displays three options; Digital Filter, DPOF and Slideshow playback. Pressing the down arrow switches to rotate mode, you can rotate the displayed image by 90, 180 or 270 degrees.
|After pressing the protect button, press again to be given the option to protect / unprotect all||After pressing the delete button, press again to be given the option to delete all|
|Function menu||B&W digital filter|
|Slim digital filter (stretch image vertically or horizontally)||DPOF mode, select the number of copies for this image and date option|
|Slim digital filter (stretch image vertically or horizontally)||Rotate mode (down arrow)|
- 1 Introduction
- 2 Specifications
- 3 Body & Design
- 4 Body & Design
- 5 Operation & Controls
- 6 Operation & Controls
- 7 Displays
- 8 Menus
- 9 Menus
- 10 Timings & Sizes
- 11 Features
- 12 Features
- 13 Software
- 14 Software
- 15 Software
- 16 Photographic tests
- 17 Photographic tests
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- 24 Conclusion
- 25 Samples