Olympus Stylus Digital 720 SW Review

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Olympus Stylus Digital 720SW



Playback Modes & Screens




Olympus Stylus Digital 720SW

When you press the Playback button, the last image captured is displayed full screen. Here you can see the Playback image with info displaying the file folder and file number, image quality (SHQ), image size (3072x2304), exposure compensation (0.0), white balance (Auto), ISO speed (100), date and time of capture.



Olympus Stylus Digital 720SW

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 you captured images and when they were taken.



Olympus Stylus Digital 720SW

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 Stylus Digital 720SW

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, enter the Playback Menu, etc.


Olympus Stylus Digital 720SW

    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

      Album Entry Select image to be added to an Album



    Olympus Stylus Digital 720SW

    EDIT submenu:

      - Makes image smaller and save as a new picture

      Redeye Fix - Remove flash redeye problems

      Black&White - Turn color image into B&W

      Sepia - Turn color image into Sepia tone

      Frame - Add a decorative Frame around your image

      Title - Allows you to add a title to an image

      Calendar - Make a calendar with a select image

      Brightness - Adjust the brightness of an image

      Saturation - Adjust the saturation of an image






Olympus Stylus Digital 720SW

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





Olympus Stylus Digital 720SW

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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