Nikon Coolpix 5600 Review
By Movable Type Admin
Record Modes & Screens
AUTO record mode screen display. The Zoom indicator displays briefly whenever
the Zoom is operated. The "5M*" icon indicates
the image resolution is 5-megapixels at High quality. Flash is set to Auto and will fire
when needed and there's 202 pictures remaining at the current image resolution.
When you half-press the shutter release the autofocus is locked and the exposure is
calculated and set. If autofocus was successful the AF dot icon is green, if it fails
it is red and blinks.
AUTO record menu options:
White Balance - Auto, Manual preset, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy or Speedlight
Exposure Compensation - Override the metering by +/-2.0EV in 1/3EV steps
Continuous - Shooting mode: Single frame, Continuous, Multi-Shot 16
BSS - Best Shot Selector
Color Options - Standard, Vivid, Black-and-white, Sepia, Cyanotype
If the Menu option is set to "icon" then this is what your menu will look like.
Pressing the 4-way selector "up" changes flash modes, "right" enables self-timer and
"down" to enable macro focus mode. You set these options via onscreen popups as shown
Scene mode options include: Party, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn,
Night Landscape, Close Up, Museum, Fireworks, Copy, Back Light, Panorama assist
Some of the portrait scene modes have onscreen framing guides to help you properly
position your subject for the desired effect.
Whenever you are making a menu selection you can press the Help button (telephoto zoom)
to display a brief explanation of the mode or option.
Each of the other specific scene modes on the Mode Dial; Portrait, Landscape, Sports
and Night Portrait, have their own sub-menus of further choices.
Movie mode options:
Small Movie - Color 320 x 240 pixels, 15fps
Smaller Movie - Color 160 x 120 pixels, 15fps
Autofocus mode - Single or Continuous AF
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