Olympus SP-565 UZ Review

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Playback Screens & Menus




Olympus SP-565 UltraZoom

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.




Olympus SP-565 UltraZoom

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.



Olympus SP-565 UltraZoom

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.



Olympus SP-565 UltraZoom

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.


Olympus SP-565 UltraZoom

PLAYBACK submenu:

    Protect - protects the selected images from deletion
    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


Olympus SP-565 UltraZoom

EDIT submenu:

    RAW DATA EDIT - Edit and Convert your RAW image files to JPEG format
    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


Olympus SP-565 UltraZoom

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






Olympus SP-565 UltraZoom

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.



Olympus SP-565 UltraZoom

The Resize option lets you save an image to a lower resolution.



Olympus SP-565 UltraZoom

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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