Olympus E-500 SLR Review

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Olympus EVOLT E-500 Digital SLR





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Olympus EVOLT E500 Digital SLR

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Olympus EVOLT E500 Digital SLR

The E-500 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 E500 Digital SLR





Olympus EVOLT E500 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 E500 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 E500 Digital SLR

Highlight areas will blink to indicate possible over-exposure.





Olympus EVOLT E500 Digital SLR

Shadow areas will blink to indicate possible under-exposure.





Olympus EVOLT E500 Digital SLR

Index mode displays 4, 9, 16 or 20 thumbnail images per screen or shows a calendar with a thumbnail of the first image captured each day.



Olympus EVOLT E500 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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