Olympus E-510 EVOLT Review
Camera Menus (contd.)
Setup menu 1
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|ISO Limit|| - 100
|Define the maximum ISO that AUTO ISO can set|
|EV Step|| - 1/3 EV
- 1/2 EV
- 1 EV
|This allows you to change the EV step for exposure parameter setting, such as shutter speed, aperture
value, AE compensation value, etc.
|All WB +/-|| • All Set
Green +/- 7
• All Reset
|Set a white balance compensation on all WB presets equally.|
|HQ|| - 1/4
|Set the JPEG compression for the HQ quality setting.|
|SQ|| • Pixel count
3200 x 2400
2560 x 1920
1600 x 1200
1280 x 960
1024 x 768
640 x 480
|Set the size and JPEG compression for the SQ quality setting.|
|Flash Intensity level + AE Comp|| • Off
|When enabled Flash intensity level is added to any exposure compensation level set on the camera.|
|Auto Pop Up|| • Off
|Allows manual control of flash output.|
|Dial|| • P
AE compensation (+/-)
|AEL/AFL|| • S-AF AEL/AFL
• S-AF AEL/AFL
• MF AEL/AFL
|(see tables below)|
|AEL/AFL Memo|| • Off
|When enabled AEL/AFL toggles lock rather than requiring a hold.|
|AEL Metering|| • Auto
• Highlight based spot
• Shadow based spot
|Set the metering system used for the AEL button.|
|Quick Erase|| • Off
|When enabled pressing the Delete button instantly erases the current frame (with no confirmation dialog). Use with care!|
|Raw+JPEG erase|| • JPEG
|Function (Fn) button|| • Off
• One touch WB
• Test Picture
• My Mode
• Preview (DOF)
• Live Preview (DOF in Live View)
|My Mode setup|| • My Mode 1
• My Mode 2
|Store current settings in one of the two My Mode custom modes.|
|Focus ring|| • Clockwise
• Anti clockwise
|Set the direction of the manual focus ring (near to far)|
|AF Illuminator|| • Off
|Uses the flash to strobe, must be popped up to work|
|Reset Lens|| • Off
|Allows you to reset the focus of the lens (infinity) when the power is turned off.|
|Live View Boost|| • Off
|Release Priority S|| • Off
|Normally, the E-510 does not release the shutter while the AF is operating or the flash is charging. Selecting 'On' gives the shutter release priority over AF/Flash|
|Release Priority C|| • Off
|Beep|| • Off
|Frame Assist|| • Off
• Golden section
|Arrow Pad Lock|| • Off
|If selected, the functions assigned to the arrow pad buttons are not activated when pressed.|
|Sport/Night scene|| • Sports, Night portrait
• Underwater wide & macro
|Changes the function of the Sports and Night portrait scene modes|
AEL/AFL modes (S-AF & MF)
|Shutter full-press||AEL/AFL button|
|mode 1||AEL & AFL||Exposure||AEL|
|mode 2||AFL||AEL & Exposure||AEL|
AEL/AFL modes (C-AF)
|Shutter full-press||AEL/AFL button|
|mode 1||AEL & AF Start||AFL & Exposure||AEL|
|mode 2||AF Start||AEL & AFL & Exposure||AEL|
|mode 3||AEL||AFL & Exposure||AF Start|
|mode 4||None||AEL & AFL & Exposure||AF Start|
Setup menu 2
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|Date / Time|| • Date Format
|CF / xD|| • CF
|Select which media to store images (if two cards inserted)|
|File Name|| • Auto
|Edit File Name||Allows you to customize the first two letters of the filenames assigned to images.|
|LCD Brightness||• -7 to +7|
|Language|| • Japanese
• Chinese (simplified)
• Chinese (traditional)
|(JP market model) Other markets will have different language lists|
|Video Out|| • NTSC
|Record View|| • Off
• 1 - 20 sec
|Amount of time record review is displayed.|
|Sleep|| • Off
• 1 min
• 3 min
• 5 min
• 10 min
|Amount of idle time before the camera goes into the power saving 'sleep mode'.|
|Backlit LCD|| • 8 sec
• 30 sec
• 1 min
|4h Timer|| • 4h
|Automatically turns the camera off if not used for 4 hours|
|Button Timer|| • 3 sec
• 5 sec
• 8 sec
|When functions are set with the direct buttons, this function allows you to set the duration from when
you stop operating the buttons to when the menu disappears.
|Priority Set|| • No
|Allows you to set whether the default choice in Erase All and Format dialogs is Yes or No.|
|USB Mode|| • Auto
• Easy Print
• Custom Print
|Color space|| • sRGB
• Adobe RGB
|Adobe RGB - Filename prefix now _ (DCF 2.0) and EXIF color space tag.|
|AEL/AFL <> Fn|| • Off
|Switches the functions of the AEL / AFL button and the Fn button.|
|Shading Comp|| • Off
|Brightens the edges of the frame to compensate for lens shading (vignetting)|
|Pixel Mapping||• Start|
|Cleaning Mode||• Start|
|Firmware||• Show||Displays current firmware|
Nov 23, 2007
Mar 5, 2007
Nov 16, 2010
Nov 10, 2010
|Carla... by lickity split|
from Beautiful caucasian female faces
|Lunar New Year Fireworks by Michael L NYC 99|
|Vatican Basilica by wam7|
from Street lights
How confident are you that you can spot a manipulated photo? A recent study at the University of Warwick shows that many people are pretty bad at it.
If you purchased a Leica TL2, do NOT attach Leica's Visoflex electronic viewfinder. Leica is working on a fix, but for now, it's possible the viewfinder will break your camera.
Google just released Motion Stills for Android. Unlike the iOS version, the Android app uses a redesigned video processing pipeline that processes each frame of a video as it is being recorded, creating instant results.
A huge copyright lawsuit between photography firm VHT and Zillow Group is heating up again, as both sides appeal a court ruling that granted VHT $4 million in damages.
European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet spent 6 months on board the International Space Station where he worked with Google capturing spheric panorama images that are now available in Street View.
It's official. PDN has confirmed with parent company Aurelius that 94-year-old lighting company Bowens is indeed going out of business.
The newly launched firmware version 1.06 fixes AF-issues that can occur with some lenses that are not officially compatible with the MC-11 converter.
Voyager is a waterproof smart light stick you can control entirely from your phone. The light has already blown past its $300K funding goal on Indiegogo.
2018 is the last year Photokina will take place during the traditional end-of-September dates. In 2019, Photokina will take place from the 8th to the 11th of May.
The Canon IXUS 50 (known as the SD400 Digital ELPH in North America) was one of a string of high-performing, pocketable PowerShots of the mid-2000s. In this week's throwback Thursday, Barney casts his mind back to 2005.
A close look at the EOS 6D II's Raw files suggest its dynamic range has taken a significant step backwards compared with the company's recent DSLRs. We look at how much difference this might make for your photos.
With a full-production review unit in our hands, we've got over 100 production samples from the new Canon EOS 6D Mark II to share.
Need a break from your day? Kick back and watch the making of a somewhat unconventional mojito filmed on Canon's new EOS 6D Mark II.
The Bonfoton Camera Obscura Room Lens can turn any room into a camera obscura, projecting the view from your window onto the walls of your room.
Adobe just released version 2015.12 of Lightroom CC, adding support for several new cameras and lenses, and baking in several important bug fixes while they were at it.
In this interview, Chiara Marinai, photo editor for VanityFair.com, explains exactly what she looks for in new photographers and photo submissions. Take notes.
Massive corporation P&G is being sued by a Cincinnati photographer for serious copyright violations. If the courts rules against P&G, the company could pay as much as $75 million in damages.
Snapchat's camera-equipped 'Spectacles' aren't so difficult to get anymore. You can now pick up a pair through Amazon for $130.
A group of thieves has made away with tens of thousands in camera gear through a carefully orchestrated scam through Venmo and Facebook Marketplace.
A portrait lens from 1910 might be coming back to life if two photographers from Germany succeed in a new Kickstarter project—the latest development in the craze to remake vintage optics.
The updated version of Google Glass is called the Enterprise Edition and, as the name suggests, it's not meant for personal use.
Charles Ommanney was once a photographer for presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, now he's working for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Image compression software JPEGmini Pro was just updated to handle files up to 128MB. They're calling it "The 1 Feature Hasselblad Owners
Apple was just granted a patent for a camera system that prods, coaxes and manipulates users into taking better group and solo selfies.
The Canon EOS 6D Mark II is a better camera than its predecessor, but how much better? Should you buy one?
The winners of the 2017 Magnum and LensCulture Photography Awards have been announced. Here are the six photographers who took home the top prize in their respective categories.
A NASA study has confirmed what your ears have been telling you: people HATE drone noise. In fact, it was ranked more annoying than that of "any ground vehicle."
This floating bird video isn't edited in post-production. It's the result of the birds wing flap matching the camera's 20fps frame rate.
Adobe released a major update to Lightroom Mobile for both iOS and Android users today.
Could the future of photo and video storage be... alive? Scientists at Harvard have managed to encode a GIF of a galloping horse into a live sample of E. coli.