Kodak LS743 Review

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Kodak EasyShare LS743


Record Mode Screens & Menus


Kodak EasyShare LS743

The screen display in the default AUTO mode. Across the top are icons for flash mode, image quality, pictures remaining and internal memory or external card storage. In the center are the auto focus marks. The icons along the bottom indicate exposure compensation and the current record mode.


Kodak EasyShare LS743

Here we have half-pressed the shutter release and the camera has selected the AF zone as indicated by the smaller, red colored AF brackets.


Kodak EasyShare LS743

The LS743 has a very respectable Macro ("Close Up") mode. The coverage is 5 - 100cm (2 - 39in.) in wide angle and 30 - 100cm (12 - 39in.) in telephoto.



Kodak EasyShare LS743

This is an animated view of the exposure modes that can be selected from the "Camera Modes" display (Auto, Portrait, Close Up, SCN (Beach), Video, and Favorites.) This display has replaced the usual mode dial, you select the desired mode by using the jog dial located on the top (see our Features & Controls page.)



Kodak EasyShare LS743

Here are the Scene modes you can choose from under the SCN icon on the "Camera Modes" display.



Kodak EasyShare LS743

The MENU while in Still Record mode:

    Self Timer - On of Off

    Exposure Compensation - Override metering by ±2.0EV in 0.5EV steps

    Burst - On or Off

    Picture Quality - Best 4MP (2304x1728), Best 3.5MP (3:2; 2304x1536), Better 2.1MP (1656x1242), or Good 1.1MP (1200x900)

    White Balance - Auto, Daylight, Tungsten, Fluorescent

    ISO - Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, or 800 when using "GOOD" picture quality

    Color - Color, Black & White or Sepia

    Exposure Metering - Multi-pattern, center-weight or spot

    Focus Zone - Multi-zone or center-zone

    Long Time Exposure - Select a shutter speed of   1.0, 2.0, 4.0, 8.0, or 16.0 seconds

    Image Storage - Select internal memory or Auto

    Set Album - On or Off (Pre-select album names before shooting)

    Setup Menu - Enter SETUP menu





Kodak EasyShare LS743

You can record VGA (640x480) MPEG4 movies at 13fps with audio. The length of the movie is limited only by the available space on your memory card. You can select a maximum clip length of 5, 15 or 30 seconds if desired. The optical zoom can be preset before recording but not during.



Kodak EasyShare LS743

The MENU while in Movie Record mode:

    Self Timer - On of Off

    Video Quality - Best VGA (640x480) or Good QVGA 320x240)

    Set Album - On or Off (Pre-select album names before shooting)

    Video Length - Choose the length value: unlimited, 5, 15, or 30 seconds

    Image Storage - Select internal memory or Auto

    Setup Menu - Enter SETUP menu





Kodak EasyShare LS743

The SETUP menu:

    Return - go back to regular menu

    Liveview - Color LCD on or off by default

    Sound Themes - Choose the theme for camera sounds

    Volume - Turn off all sounds, or select a volume level

    Date & Time - Set the internal clock

    Video Out - Video output format - NTSC or PAL

    Orientation Sensor - On or Off

    Date Stamp - Choose a date option, or turn off

    Video Date Display - Choose a date/time option, or turn off

    Language - Choose the language

    Format - Format internal memory or memory card

    About - Display camera firmware revision number





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