Olympus E-300 SLR Review

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Olympus Evolt E300 Digital SLR




Playback Features



Olympus EVOLT E-300 Digital SLR

Playback menu options:

  • Slideshow - Begin automated slideshow playback in single or multi-frame mode
  • Auto Rotate - Enable image rotation with the sub dial
  • RAW Data Edit - Perform processing on RAW images, white balance or sharpness and then saves TIFF or JPEG image to card.
  • DPOF - Store print reservation information (# of prints, date/time and index prints)






Olympus EVOLT E-300 Digital SLR

The EVOLT E-300 can display a review image with varying amounts of overlay information on it. Pressing the INFO button cycles you through the following review modes: only image, info 1, info 2, shooting info, record mode only and histogram.



Olympus EVOLT E-300 Digital SLR





Olympus EVOLT E-300 Digital SLR

Highlight areas will blink to indicate possible over-exposure.





Olympus EVOLT E-300 Digital SLR

The histogram shows graphically the contrast and dynamic range of the image. This chart shows a scale of 0 - 255 (left to right) with 0 being black and 255 is white.



Olympus EVOLT E-300 Digital SLR

This is the full information display, it shows exposure mode, metering mode, image quality, ISO speed, color space, lens focal length, shutter speed, aperture, exposure and flash compensation, white balance, AE Bracketing step value, contrast and sharpness settings.



Olympus EVOLT E-300 Digital SLR

Index mode displays 4, 9 or 16 thumbnail images per screen.





Olympus EVOLT E-300 Digital SLR

To check for critical focus or color you can magnify the image 2x to 10x in nine steps, you can scroll around inside of the enlarged image at any step.





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