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Record mode display

Here is a typical 'live view' screen in Program AE (P) mode. As you can see the live view is overlaid with various items of information. Detailed below:

Flash Cancel, Macro Focus, Program AE (P), SD/MMC storage, 57 frames remaining, Date/Time, Battery life, +0.3 EV exposure compensation.

Press the DISPLAY button to switch to this more detailed live view with full camera settings and a live histogram. I would like to have seen a second option with a small histogram in the bottom left corner of the screen and AF brackets. Press DISPLAY again to switch to a clean view with just AF brackets.

Half-press the shutter release button and the camera will attempt to auto focus and lock exposure. If auto focus was successful the locked AF area will be shown in green. Note that the exposure is shown at the bottom left corner of the screen.

After taking the shot a review is displayed briefly. Press the Flash/Delete button to delete the image before it is finalized or OK to start recording an audio annotation.
Press the down arrow on the 4-way controller to show the circular shooting mode menu, press left or right to navigate around this menu. Some menus have sub options, such as the PICT (scene) menu. Selecting the AF area in 'Focusing area mode', in this mode you can select any one of 49 focus areas (7x7 grid) to be used for auto focus.
Here is an example of manual focus mode, press the up and down arrows to focus, as you do the center portion of the image (as indicated by the black box) is magnified to assist in checking the focus accuracy.
Example of movie clip record mode, as you can see you are limited to a maximum movie clip length of 30 seconds and that optical zoom is not available (only digital zoom). Example of 3D shooting mode, capture the image for the left eye first and then the image for the right.
Example of the 'slim' Digital Filter, this trick effect allows you to stretch the image horizontally or vertically (useful rating of zero). Voice recorder mode, accessed by holding the power button down at startup. In this mode you can record an unlimited number of audio clips continuously until the storage card runs out of space.


Play mode display

Switching to play mode immediately displays the last image taken. This is the normal display mode. As indicated by the on-screen icon press the OK button to begin recording an audio annotation. If one is already 'attached' press the down arrow to play it. Press DISPLAY to show a histogram of the image as well as extended information such as camera settings and exposure. Press DISPLAY once more to switch to a clean image view with nothing overlaid.

Press the delete button to delete the current image or attached sound file. Press delete twice to delete all images.

Press the protect button to protect or unprotect the current image. As with the delete button a double-press gives the option to protect or unprotect all images.

Press the zoom controller to wide to switch to this 3x3 image thumbnail view, use the 4-way controller to browse. You can not use the delete or protect buttons in this mode.

Press the zoom controller to tele to magnify the image, you can zoom in up to 4x. Use the 4-way controller to scroll around.
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