Olympus D-590 Zoom Review
By Movable Type Admin
Record Mode Screens & Menus
The Program AE (Auto) screen display. This is the "point-n-shoot" mode
where the camera is fully automatic. The overlay information shows SHQ
quality, 2272x1704 size, Drive mode is single, and there is
enough space on the xD card for 90 more pictures.
When you half-press the shutter and focus is locked, the AF brackets move to
the Active AF point. A green icon is also displayed to indicate focus was
achieved. The red "lightning bolt" indicates the flash is charged and will
Pressing the Scene (Up) button on the 4-way controller will take you to
this menu screen. Here you choose which exposure mode you would like to use
(Program Auto, Portrait, Indoor, Beach&Snow, Cuisine, Landscape+Portrait,
Landscape, Night Scene, Self Portrait, and Movie mode.)
Shown above are the quality options for movie mode.
- Selects the metering method (ESP, Spot)
AF Mode - Select iESP or Spot focus
DRIVE - Choose single frame or sequential modes
Digital Zoom - Enable or disable digital zoom option
- Enable or disable sound recording with still images
Panorama - In-camera panorama mode, only available when using Olympus brand xD-Picture cards.
2 in 1 - Combines two pictures taken in succession into one "side by side" image
The CARD menu is used to format the xD-Picture Card.
- Select the language for on-screen display
PW On Setup - Sets the picture/sound displayed at startup
Color - Change menu color theme (Normal, Brown, Blue, Black)
- Toggles beep sounds (Off, Low, High)
Shutter Sound - Choose sound theme for shutter release
Rec View - On/Off, if On shows last image captured for about 3 secs.
File Name - Continuous file numbering or reset
Pixel Mapping - Checks the CCD imager for errors
- Adjust brightness of LCD monitor
- Set the time and date
Video Output - Select NTSC or PAL video format
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