Olympus SP-565 UZ Review
By Mike Flacy
Playback Screens & Menus
When you rotate the mode dial to the Playback position, the last image captured is displayed full screen, with minimal information. You can see icons indicating xD memory is being used, image quality (Fine), time&date of capture, and the image and folder numbers.
Press the wide angle zoom button to enter the Index playback mode. Depending on the menu setting, the index is 4, 9, 16 or 25 images per page - or the calendar display. This shows your captured images and when they were taken.
The playback image can be magnified in several steps from 1.0x to 10.0x in 1.0x increments, you can then scroll around the image using the 4-way selector. Press the telephoto zoom button to enlarge and the wide angle button to shrink.
Pressing the menu button in play mode brings up this shortcut menu. Here you can start a slide show of your saved images, edit your pictures, choose the DPOF (Direct Print Order Format) settings, use Perfect Fix, enter the Playback Menu, etc.
Rotate - Rotate an image 90� for proper orientation
Voice Memo - Add a sound clip to a saved image
INDEX PLAY - Breaks your movies up into frames
Resize - Makes image smaller and save as a new picture
Crop - Crop an image and save as a new file
Color Edit - Adjust the colors of an image
Calendar - Make an image of a calendar month containing the selected image
Expression Edit - Transform a face in an image and save it as a new picture
Face Focus - Change the largest face in the frame and save it as a new picture
RAW DATA EDIT submenu: Edit RAW images in-camera and save as a new JPEG file.
Image Quality - Choose from any of the standard JPEG image sizes & quality levels
White Balance - Choose Auto, any of the standard presets or manual White Balance
WB +/- - Fine tune the white balance setting
Picture Mode - Natural or Vivid
Sharpness - Choose sharpness setting in the range of -5 to +5
Contrast - Choose contrast setting in the range of -5 to +5
Saturation - Choose saturation setting in the range of -5 to +5
Here you can see the Perfect Fix menu. It will allow you to correct the lighting or remove red-eye from your images and save them as a new file.
The Resize option lets you save an image to a lower resolution.
Movie clips can be played back on the camera's LCD or a television set via the supplied Audio/Video cable. When viewed in camera, sound is heard through the built-in speakers. Using the 4-way controller, you can fast-forward and rewind the video as well as adjust the volume.
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