Record Screens & Menus
By Josh Fate
Auto picture mode gives you a few menu options like resolution, image quality and ISO. The camera still adjusts everything else so you can just point and shoot.
With the shutter half-pressed the autofocus locks, the active AF point bracket will shrink, turn green, now you are ready to shoot.
Pressing the directions on the 4-way controller brings up several shortcut menus. Left takes you to the Flash settings, Up goes to the drive modes, Right are the Focus modes and down are is the Mode Menu which is shown below.
The Optio W80 not only offers Face Detection, it also has an auto Smile Capture feature as well as Face Priority that will choose specific faces over all others.
Auto Picture, Program, Night Scene, Movie, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Digital Wide, Surf & Snow, Digital SR, Kids, Pet, Half-Length Portrait, Sport, Fireworks, Candlelight, Night Scene Portrait, Text, Food, Digital Panorama, Frame Composite and Report
Record Mode Options:
- Recorded Pixels - 14M, 10M (1:1, 16:9), 7M, 2M (16:9), 640
- White Balance - Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent or Manual
- Focusing Area - Choose your focusing mode
- AE Metering - Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
- Sensitivity - Auto or fixed at 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 160, 3200, 6400
- EV Compensation - Override metering ±2.0EV in 1/3 steps
- Movie - Enters the Movie mode menu (shown below)
- D-Range Setting - Highlight Correction and Shadow Correction
- Shake Reduction - CCD-Shift, Dual, Off
- Blink Detection - On or Off
- Digital Zoom - On or Off
- Instant Review - On or Off
- Memory - Memorize settings between power on and off
- Green Button - Choose the function of the Green Button
- Sharpness - Settings for minus, normal, plus
- Saturation - Settings for minus, normal, plus
- Contrast - Settings for minus, normal, plus
- Date Imprint - Off, Date, Date & Time, Time
Movie Menu Options:
- Recorded Pixels - 1280 @ 15 and 30fps, 640 @ 15 and 30fps, 320 @ 15 and 30fps
- Movie SR - On or Off
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