Record mode display
|Before half-pressing the shutter release, live preview image is displayed (refresh speed depends on power save setting), above this a status bar indicates current zoom level.||In this example we've already half-pressed the shutter release and are ready to shoot. Note that the exposure is now displayed on the status bar.|
|After shooting a preview is displayed briefly, pressing the left arrow on the 4-way controller allows you to delete the image before it's written out to the CF card. This review can be interrupted by half-pressing the shutter release.||After the shot has been stored you can press the right arrow on the 4-way controller to re-review the image.|
|Pressing the right arrow once more zooms into the image to a magnification of 4 times (after a short "processing" delay).||Once zoomed you can use the 4-way to scroll around the magnified image.|
The record menu allows for control of remaining record functions such as white balance and quality / resolution. The menus are very nicely designed with icon hints and smooth scrolling menus. While this is very nice it does slow down getting from one menu to the next.. I was also disappointed that there weren't any shortcuts for some of these settings on the outside of the camera (without having to dive into the menus).
|White Balance|| Auto
Colour temperature allows you to select the temperature value (2500K - 10,000K)
Manual displays a review image and allows you to "build" a white balance by moving the balance towards cyan, magenta, green or yellow (using the 4-way controller).
|Color Mode|| Saturated
Black & White
B&W (Y Filter)
B&W (R Filter)
|Quality|| 3.1MP Uncompr.
3.1MP High Comp.
|Exposure Metering|| Multi-Pattern
Long Time Exp.
Manual: 1/1000, 1/700, 1/500, 1/350, 1/250, 1/180, 1/125, 1/90,
1/60, 1/45, 1/30, 1/20, 1/15, 1/10, 1/8, 1/6, 1/4, 1/3, 1/2 sec
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|Hook Head Lighthouse by kroker|
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|Green turtle in the shallows by gcachon|
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