Kodak M883 Review

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Kodak Easyshare M883


Record Mode Screens & Menus



Note: Please excuse the quality of the screen shots as the M883 only outputs video when used with an optional Kodak EasyShare Camera Dock.


Kodak EasyShare M883


"Auto" record mode allows the camera to select all of the settings for you. Here you see it shows icons for the mode, flash, image size (8MP), number of images (796), AF mode, and battery levels.


Kodak EasyShare M883

When you half-press the shutter to achieve the focus and exposure lock. It also shows the date and time.


Kodak EasyShare M883

Scene mode lets you select from: portrait, sports, landscape, close-up, night portrait, night landscape, snow, beach, text/document, fireworks, flower, museum/manner, self portrait, high ISO, digital IS, children, backlight, panning, candlelight, sunset, custom, panorama. As you navigate the menu, a description of each mode and hints for using it are presented.



Kodak EasyShare M883

Auto menu options:

    Exposure Compensation - ┬▒ 2 with 1/3 intervals
    Picture Size - 8.0 MP, 7.1 MP(3:2 aspect ratio), 5.3 MP(3:2) , 5MP, 3.1 MP, 2.5, 2.1, 1.2 MP
    Long Time Exposure - Used for shooting in the dark without a flash. Up to 8 seconds
    Color Mode - High, Natural, Low, Black & White, Sepia
    AF Control - Continuous, Single
    Digital Zoom - On, Off
    Date Stamp - On, Off



Kodak EasyShare M883

In Auto mode, you are able to choose from several shooting features to help improve your photographs.

    White Balance - Auto, Daylight, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Open Shade
    Face Detect Capture - Allows camera to find and focus on up to 10 faces.
    ISO Speed - Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
    Sharpness - High, Normal, Low
    Red Eye Preflash - On, Off
    Blur Warning - On, Off
    Maintain Settings - Pick which settings you want the camera to remember.


Kodak EasyShare M883

You can record VGA 640 x 480, 640 x 480 long, or QVGA 320 x 240 motion video with audio. The length of the movies is dependent on available space on your memory card. The optical zoom works while recording but you can hear a slight motor whine from it on audio. There is also an optional image stabilizer, but it will decrease video quality slightly.


Kodak EasyShare M883

Video Record menu options:

    Video Size - 640x480, 640x480 long or 320x240
    AF Control (Video) - Continuous AF, Single AF
    Image Stabilizer - On, Off




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