Olympus E-330 SLR Review

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Olympus EVOLT E-330 Digital SLR




Playback Features



Olympus EVOLT E-330 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.
  • JPEG Edit - B&W, Sepia, Redeye Fix, Saturation, Resize
  • DPOF - Store print reservation information (# of prints, date/time and index prints)
  • Copy All - Copy all images from CF card to xD (or vice versa)






Olympus EVOLT E-330 Digital SLR

The E-330 can display a review image with varying amounts of overlay information on it. Pressing the INFO button cycles you through the following review modes: image only, image+info 1 (shown above), image+info 2 (shown below), image+shooting info, image+histogram, image+hilight and image+shadow.



Olympus EVOLT E-330 Digital SLR





Olympus EVOLT E-330 Digital SLR

The Shooting Information display shows the storage card (CF or xD), image quality, AF frame used, separate color channel histograms, exposure mode, shutter speed, aperture, exposure and flash compensation, lens focal length, ISO speed, Metering mode, white balance mode and compensation, and color mode.



Olympus EVOLT E-330 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-330 Digital SLR

Highlight areas will blink to indicate possible over-exposure.





Olympus EVOLT E-330 Digital SLR

Shadow areas will blink to indicate possible under-exposure.





Olympus EVOLT E-330 Digital SLR

The Lightbox mode is unique and allows you to compare two images side-by-side. With any image in enlarged playback, press the +/- button and then select the right side image using the 4-way controller. Press the INFO button to scroll the views, when done press +/- to return to normal single-frame playback mode.



Olympus EVOLT E-330 Digital SLR

Index mode displays 4, 9, 16 or 25 thumbnail images per screen or shows a calendar with a thumbnail of the first image captured each day.



Olympus EVOLT E-330 Digital SLR

To check for critical focus or color you can magnify the image up to 14x in multiple steps, you can scroll around inside of the enlarged image at any step.





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