Olympus C-7070 Wide Zoom Review

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Olympus C-7070 Wide Zoom




Playback Screens & Menus

Olympus C-7070 Wide Zoom

When the Mode dial is turned to Play you are shown a fullscreen image of the last picture you captured. This can also be displayed in Record mode by pressing the Quick View button.



Olympus C-7070 Wide Zoom

Press the INFO button to see the following information displayed over the picture. The [xD] indicates it is stored on a xD card. The image folder is 100, the picture number is 0003. It was shot in RAW mode, the filesize is 3072 x 2304 pixels, the aperture value was F4, the shutter speed was 1/80 second, the exposure compensation was +0.0, the white balance was automatic and the ISO sensitivity was set at 100. Next line is the date and time.



Olympus C-7070 Wide Zoom

Press the INFO button again to select the Histogram display mode





Olympus C-7070 Wide Zoom

Press INFO again to show over (red) and under (blue) exposed areas





Olympus C-7070 Wide Zoom

To quickly search through your stored images, move the zoom control lever to the wide angle position for the thumbnail index mode. Using the 4-way jog switch you can select an image and then display it fullscreen. This display can be set for 4, 9 or 16 thumbnails per page.



Olympus C-7070 Wide Zoom

While viewing an image fullscreen you move the zoom control lever to the telephoto position to magnify the image up to 7x. You can move around the image using the 4-way jog switch to examine the picture for color, detail or focus.



Olympus C-7070 Wide Zoom

Play mode shortcut MENU options:

    - Slideshow playback start

    - Play or Record sound clip for picture being displayed.

    MODE MENU - Go to the full menu, see next frame.





Olympus C-7070 Wide Zoom

One of the Playback menu options allows you to edit RAW image files. Here you can alter the parameters (resolution, white balance, WB fine tune, scene mode, sharpness, contrast, saturation, function) or crop and then save as a TIFF or JPEG image.



Olympus C-7070 Wide Zoom

You can trim (horizontally or vertically) to eliminate unwanted "dead" space.





Olympus C-7070 Wide Zoom

You can downsize large images to 640x480 or 320x240 for email.





Olympus C-7070 Wide Zoom

This is a fullscreen playback of a SHQ quality 640x480 QuickTime movie clip. The icons tell you that it is a movie file and that it was recorded with sound. On the bottom is the running time - we're at 8 seconds of a 11 second clip. Just like playback of still images you can enable the playback info to be overlayed on the screen to show the size/quality, white balance and the run time info.



Olympus C-7070 Wide Zoom

You can edit movie clips in the camera. You mark the desired start and end frames and then either overwrite the original file or create a new one.



Olympus C-7070 Wide Zoom

You can generate an index preview image with 9 frames of a movie.






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