Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 Review
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Playback Modes & Screens
(Note: All screens and menus can be displayed on
either the EVF or LCD.)
Here you can see the playback screen with minimal, extended info, and no exposure information
displayed. A musical note indicates Audio has been added to this frame (not shown), press "Up" on the
4-way controller to listen. You can also display a histogram (not shown) by enabling this option in the Setup menu.
Toggling the zoom lever to the Wide angle position brings up the thumbnail index mode
display. You can bring up 12 or 30 images per page as well as the calendar display, allowing
you to quickly sort though saved images.
Toggling the zoom lever to the telephoto position allows you to enlarge the current image up to 16X in 2x
steps. At any point you can use the 4-way selector to scroll around inside of the enlarged image.
Playback Mode Options:
Slide Show - View images in a slide show
Category Play - View images by the shooting mode they were taken in
Title Edit - Give the photo or movie a title
Text Stamp - Add shooting date, age, travel date, or title to the picture
Resize - Make the image smaller inside the camera
Trimming - Allows you to crop your photos inside the camera
Leveling - Level and uneven shot
Aspect Conversion - 3:2, 4:3
Rotate - Change the orientation of the images inside the camera
Rotate Display - On or Off
Favorite - On or Off
DPOF Print - Single or Multi
Protect - Single or Multi
Audio Dub - Add audio to an image
Copy - Copy images back and forth from the memory card to the internal memory
The Leveling option lets you correct un-level images by rotating and image by small increments. It when saves the new file as a smaller 7M image.
The Resize option lets you "down size" larger images.
Ten-second audio memos can be attached and replayed in-camera.
Movies are played back fullscreen on the LCD, EVF or a television set when using the supplied audio/video
cables. If played back in-camera, the audio portion of a clip is heard on the built-in speaker.
While a clip is playing, you get VCR like controls for Play/Pause, Fast-forward/Rewind, and Stop. You can also adjust the volume using the zoom controls.
Setup Menu (same in record or play mode):
World Time - Set Home and Destination (if traveling) time zones
Travel Date - Set Date and Location you are traveling to
Beep - Changes the volume of several of the camera settings
Volume - Internal speaker volume control
Custom Set Memory - Use current setting for Custom mode
Fn Button SET - Choose the operation of the Fn (Down) button on the 4-way controller
Monitor - Adjust the EVF brightness
LCD Mode - Off, Auto Power LCD, Power LCD
Guide Line - Set Rec. Info (On/Off), Histogram (On/Off), and grid lines pattern
Histogram - On or Off
Highlight - On or Off
MF Assist - Off, MF1, MF2
Economy - Reduces the brightness of LCD to save battery power (Level 1 or 2)
Play on LCD - Show playback images on EVF or LCD
Auto Review - Auto review after capture (off, 1s, 2s, Zoom, Hold)
Zoom Resume - Off or On
No. Reset - Reset file numbering counter
Reset - Reset all settings to factory default
USB Mode - PC Mass Storage / PictBridge
TV Aspect - Choose 4:3 or 16:9
m/ft - Choose Metric or Imperial measurements
Scene Menu - Display scene menu Automatically when selected or never
Format - Format the memory card
Language - Menu language; English, French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Japanese
Demo Mode - See demo of camera movement, or the auto demo
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