Casio EXILIM Pro EX-P700 Review
Record mode display
Live view information
The P700 has four levels of information overlay, from a normal overlay with general camera settings to the unique (and daunting) EX Finder which provides a graphical representation of almost every setting (white balance, focal length, sensitivity, color, aperture, shutter speed, exposure compensation and a histogram; click here for a diagram). Press the DISP button to cycle through each type of overlay mode.
Exposure sequence & Preview
|Typical live view before half-pressing the shutter release. Note that in this case we are using Multi AF area mode (wide).||During a 'half-press' of the shutter release, the camera displays the selected AF area in green assuming a good AF lock, it also now displays the exposure (ISO, aperture, shutter speed).|
|After taking the shot a brief review is displayed. It is not possible to cancel saving at this point, you must switch to preview after the image has been written.||Press the PREVIEW button to display the last image shot, you can at this stage delete.|
Other record display examples
|An example of the on-screen guidance available in aperture priority mode, just press SET to display.||An example of on-screen guidance for shutter priority mode, very helpful for novices.|
|Switching into BestShot mode the camera displays a brief thumbnail of the current selected mode, press SET to select a different mode. (Click here for a contact sheet of all built-in BS modes; 275 KB).||An example of the helpful pop-up 'Icon Help' boxes which appear briefly when you make an icon setting change (focus mode, flash, self-timer). This can be disabled if you prefer.|
|The EX Menu which appears overlaid on the live view gives you instant access to modify white balance, sensitivity, metering and AF area.||In a similar manner the drive menu which provides access to both continuous shooting and bracketing settings.|
|In manual focus mode the center portion of the frame is magnified during adjustment, after a second or so this reverts back to the normal full size view.|
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