M550

M550

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Please excuse the quality of our screen images, Kodak does not include an A/V cable. Therefore, we had to photograph the LCD screen.

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Here you can see the M550 in Smart Capture mode, which is Kodak's full auto shooting mode. This exposure program will automatically choose the correct exposure settings as well as the best Scene mode preferences for your current shooting situation. The only options that you are able to control while in Smart Capture mode are the flash, self-timer and image size.





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Half pressing the shutter release allows the camera to focus and choose the correct exposure before you shoot. Your focus point is shown with the green brackets. If the camera fails to focus, this bracket will not show up.





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Scene Modes: Portrait, Panoramic Left-Right and Right-Left, Sport, Landscape, Close-Up, Night Portrait, Night Landscape, Snow, Beach, Text, Fireworks, Flower, Manner/Museum, Self-Portrait, High ISO, Children, Backlight, Panning Shots, Candle Light, Sunset.



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Program mode gives you the most control over the camera settings. This is still an automatic shooting mode that chooses chooses the shutter speed and aperture for you, however now you have access to all of the other settings that are available on this model.





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Record Menu:
  • Picture Size - 12MP (4:3), 10.7MP (3:2), 9MP (16:9), 6.2MP (4:3), 3.1MP (4:3), 2.1MP (16:9), 1.2MP (4:3)
  • Exposure Compensation - ±2 in 1/3 increments
  • ISO Speed - Auto, 64, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1000
  • Long Time Exposure - Off, 0.5 sec, 1.0 sec, 2.0 sec, 4 sec, 8 sec.
  • Self Timer/Burst - Off, 10 sec, 2 sec, 2 shot, Burst
  • Color Mode - High Color, Natural Color, Low Color, Black & White, Sepia
  • White Balance - Auto, Daylight, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Open Shade
  • Focus Mode - Auto, Macro, Infinity
  • Focus / Exposure Zone - Face Priority, Multi-Zone, Center
  • AF Control - Continuous AF, Single AF
  • Preset Keyword Tag - New Keyword, Delete Keyword, Done, Birthday, Holiday, Wedding
  • Sharpness - Sharp, Normal, Soft





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Movie mode allows you to capture standard VGA quality (640x480, 30fps) Quicktime video with sound; Kodak did Not include a HD setting on the M550 (or the M530 for that matter). You can preset the optical zoom before recording starts, however it can not be used while recording. There is a digital zoom option for zooming while recording video, however use it sparingly as it will degrade the quality of your movie clip.





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Movie Menu:
  • AF Control - Continuous AF, Single AF
  • Self-Timer - Off, 10 Seconds, 2 Seconds
  • Preset Keyword Tag - New Keyword, Delete Keyword, Done, Birthday, Holiday, Wedding

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