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In a change to last years Digital IXUS, the 300 now features a mode dial for switching between play, record (auto / manual), stitch assist and movie mode. The power button is now located centrally within this dial, when I first saw this I had horrible a flashback to the Olympus C-2000Z and accidental power off's, fortunately the position of the mode dial and the large size of the shutter release means you'll seldom make the mistake of mixing up the two.
The power button itself requires a 2 second "hold" before the camera will power on, however just a tap will power it off (shouldn't it also have a "hold" for power off too??). As the zoom controller is labelled on the top of the camera, we'll deal with it in this section too.
the camera on or off
Requires a two second hold to power-on, single press to power off.
|Auto record mode
This is really the "point and shoot" mode, while you still have the option to choose resolution, JPEG quality and flash mode you can only select between self-timer and single shot drive modes, macro or normal focus mode and you can't change white balance (which is set at Auto) or set an exposure compensation.
|Manual record mode
Manual record mode operates virtually identically to auto record mode except that you now have the option to select the continuous drive mode, the additional option of Infinity focus mode, change the white balance or even set an exposure compensation (+/-2 EV in 0.3 EV steps).
Designed to make shooting of panorama / stitch shots easier. You have a choice of two different stitch modes: left-right or right-left. The display changes to show previously shot frames in the sequence to help alignment of each frame. Exposure and White Balance are locked to the first frame.
* Depending on subject (little movement = larger record time)
Zooms towards full telephoto (105 mm), if you pass the 105 mm mark the camera will begin to digitally zoom (indicated by a blue text display). Unfortunately it's not possible to disable digital zoom.
Toggles through five flash modes:
Fill-in Flash (forced on)
Inhibit Flash (forced off)
Toggles between three focus modes:
Normal focus range
Macro focus range
Landscape (Infinity locked focus)
Change Exposure Compensation / White balance
Enter Record Menu
|DISP||Preview Display on
Toggles between live preview display on or off. The IXUS 300 overlays shooting configuration for four seconds in either mode.
currently selected menu option
|Previous menu option / value|
|Next menu option / value|
|MENU||Show / Hide menu|
Enter Play Menu
Toggles between three information display modes:
Image review, no information
Image review, basic information (date&time, folder, filename)
Image review, exposure information
|Toggle Thumbnail view
(zoom wide button)
Toggles between display of a single full screen image, 3 x 3 thumbnails on the LCD screen or 3 x 3 thumbnails scrollable a page at a time.
|Playback Magnify (zoom
Zoom the displayed image either 2.0 times, the arrows can be used to scroll left and right, in combination with the SET button to scroll up and down.
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