Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ3 Review
By Movable Type Admin
Playback Modes & Screens
(Note: All screens and menus can be displayed on
either the EVF or LCD.)
The playback screen with information display enabled. Icons across the top are
show the image is protected, audio has been attached, image size is 2016x1512,
image quality Fine, battery has 2/3 of a charged, folder name (101) and image
number. The current image # / total # of images. By pressing "Down" on the 4-
way controller will play the attached audio. Time and date is on the bottom
Pressing the DISPLAY button will put the extended exposure information over the
image and includes a histogram, the exposure mode, aperture, shutter speed, ISO speed and flash
Toggling the zoom lever to the Wide angle position brings up the thumbnail index mode
with nine images displayed per screen.
Toggling the zoom lever to Telephoto allows you to enlarge the current image up to 16X
in four steps. At any point you can use the 4-way selector to scroll around inside of
the enlarged image.
Playback Menu options:
Protect - Protect/Unprotect one or all images
DPOF Print - Select one or all images for later printing
Slide Show - Auto playback of all images or just those selected for DPOF printing
Audio Dub - Add up to a 10-second audio note to a still image
Resize - Make a smaller image
Trimming - Create a new smaller image from a zoom-cropped larger image.
Format - Format the memory card
The Resize option lets you "down size" larger images.
The Trim option lets you crop an image and save it as a smaller image.
Ten-second audio memos can be recorded and replayed.
Movies are played back fullscreen on the LCD, EVF or a television set if the audio/video cable is connected. The audio is heard on the built-in speaker if played in-camera.
As with still image playback, you can press the Display button to show extended
exposure information for the movie clip.
Setup Menu (same in record or play mode):
Auto Review - Auto review after capture (off, 1s, 3s, Zoom)
Play on LCD - Show playback images on EVF or LCD
Power Save - Auto power off delay, 2m, 5m, 10m, Off
MF Assist - Enlarge center of screen during manual focus
Beep - Camera beep sounds, On or Off
Shutter - Shutter release sound-effects
Volume - Internal speaker volume control
Clock Set - Set the time and date
No. Reset - Reset file numbering counter
Reset - Reset all settings to factory default
USB Mode - PC Mass Storage / PictBridge
Highlight - Shows over-exposed areas by blinking black and white (On/Off)
Video Out - Video output signal format, NTSC or PAL
Scene Menu - Display scene menu Automatically when selected or never
Language - Menu language; English, French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Japanese
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