Olympus FE-300 Zoom Review
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The FE-300 and FE-280 both feature a 2.5-inch LCD screen. Composing shots and sharing images with friends and family is easier than ever thanks to these high-resolution displays. Additionally, the backlight boost button increases the LCD from bright to a super-bright setting, making it easier to capture and view images in challenging environments such as direct sunlight or low-light situations.
Face Detection Technology tracks faces within the frame and automatically focuses (Face Detection AF) and optimizes exposure (Face Detection AE) for sharp, brilliant portrait pictures. Even if your subjects are moving, the camera continuously tracks your subjects' faces without having to press the shutter button.
The new FE cameras offer Digital Image Stabilization (DIS) for capturing crisp, clear pictures. DIS freezes the action with high ISO sensitivity and fast shutter speeds that prevent blurry images often caused by a moving subject. The FE-280 and FE-300 also feature Digital Image Stabilization Edit, which uses a built-in gyro sensor to track camera movement and enables users to fix blurry images right in the camera. The FE-280 and FE-300 also feature high ISO sensitivity, which extends the flash working range, enabling users to capture clear, bright subjects and backgrounds in low-light situations.
Life does not always go as planned, so the FE-280 and FE-300 feature Perfect Fix, which allows users to modify pictures after they take them. Perfect Fix sharpens unanticipated blur, improves lighting and eliminates red-eye.
The FE-300 and FE-280 feature Olympus' exclusive new TruePic III image processor, which was developed for the demanding performance of professional Digital SLR cameras. Olympus' enhanced TruePic III Image Processor helps these models produce crystal-clear photos using all the pixel information for each image to deliver superior picture quality with more accurate colors, true-to-life flesh tones and faster processing speeds. TruePic III also captures crisp, clear images at high ISO settings, which are traditionally associated with increasing image noise or producing grainy photos.
The FE-300 and FE-280 also include Bright Capture Technology, enabling consumers to preview and shoot images and movies in low light using specific scene modes. It is perfect for situations when a flash is not appropriate to capture the softness and warmth of a candlelit dinner or natural skin tones in subdued lighting.
Connecting any FE Series camera to a computer is easy with the USB Auto Connect feature, which
connects the camera directly via USB 2.0 cable and requires no software. The included OLYMPUS
Master software provides the ultimate in digital imaging management. An intuitive user interface
makes downloading to your computer quick and simple, and images are searchable by date or
keyword in the Calendar View.
FE-300 Zoom Features:
The FE-300 compared to an average CD disc.
The 12-megapixel FE-300, and the 8-megapixel FE-280.
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