Record Screens & Menus

By

pentax_WG-1_green_mode.jpg

Shown here is "green" point-n-shoot mode. The menu settings are locked out completely, (can access camera settings menu) and the 4-way pad shortcuts are scaled back. Face detection is ON and you are shown the number of remaining pictures (1483), the time, and the battery level.



pentax_WG-1_autopic_mode.jpgAuto picture mode gives you a few menu options like resolution, image quality, and ISO. The WG-1 will still select all other settings so you can just point and shoot.


pentax_WG-1_program.jpg
Program mode gives you full access to all the menu options.


pentax_WG-1_rec_ready.jpg
Half-pressing the shutter release will allow the camera to autofocus. If in focus the active AF point bracket will shrink, and turn green; now you are ready to shoot.


pentax_WG-1_display_anim.gifThe information display on the WG-1 is changed by pressing the OK button. Pressing over and over the information will change from no info., minimal info., and full info. with the histogram. The RED background in the one image shows highlight areas that are too bright.



pentax_WG-1_shortcut_keys.gif
The 4-way pad is also used as shortcut keys to frequently used options. Pressing left takes you to the Flash settings, Up goes to the drive modes, Right are the Focus modes and down is the Mode Menu which is shown below.



pentax_WG-1_modes_menu.gif
Shooting Modes:

Auto Picture, Program, Night Scene, Movie, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Digital Microscope, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Digital Wide, Digital SR, Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Fireworks, Candlelight, Night Scene Portrait, Text, Food, Digital Panorama, Frame Composite, and Report


pentax_WG-1_smile_detection_options.gif
The WG-1 not only offers Face Detection, it also has an auto Smile Capture feature as well as Face Priority, and a Self-portrait Assist (with or without Smile Capture) selection that will choose specific faces over all others in the frame. All selections shown above.



pentax_WG-1_rec_menu.gif
Record Mode Options:

  • Image Tone - Bright, Natural, MonoChrome
  • Recorded Pixels - 14M, 10M - 1:1 or 16:9, 7M, 5M 16:9, 4M, 3M, 2M, 1024x768 or 640x480
  • Quality Level - Three (Best), Two (Better) or One (Good) "stars"
  • White Balance - Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent, or Shutter Adjust
  • AF Setting - Focusing Area (9 point AF, Spot AF, Tracking AF)
  • AE Metering - Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
  • Sensitivity - Auto or fixed at 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
  • AUTO ISO Range - 80-100, 80-200, 80-400, 80-800, 80-1600
  • 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
  • Pixel Track SR - On or Off
  • Interval Shoot - Choose interval, number of shots, and start time
  • 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
  • IQ Enhancer - On or Off
  • Macro Light - On or Off



pentax_WG-1_rec_movie.jpg
The Pentax Optio WG-1 can capture movies at 1280x720p HD, as well as the standard 640x480 and 320x240 resolutions at either 15 or 30fps. You also have the option of using the Movie SR to help steady your hand held videos. Movies are saved as Motion JPEG (.AVI) format.



pentax_WG-1_movie_menu.gifMovie Menu Options:

  • Recorded Pixels - 1280 @ 15 and 30fps, 640 @ 15 and 30fps, 320 @ 15 and 30fps
  • Movie SR - On or Off
  • Interval Shoot - Allows the camera to capture images on a set interval or a set period of time (time-lapse photography)

Visitors of Steves can visit the stores below for real-time pricing and availability. You can also find hot, soon to expire online offers on a variety of cameras and accessories at our very own Camera Deals page.

Buy related cameras and accessories from Amazon.com
Related Product Description Price
Nikon COOLPIX S5200 (Plum) + 8GB SD HC Memory Card + Small Black Neoprene Case for Digital Cameras + Focus Micro Fiber Cleaning Cloth + Accessory Kit Nikon COOLPIX S5200 (Plum) + 8GB SD HC Memory Card + Small Black Neoprene Case for Digital Cameras + Focus Micro Fiber Cleaning Cloth + Accessory Kit $246.95
Smrroy er 5sd Full HD 1080p Video Camera Helmet Motorcycle Bike Cam Sports Action DVR Smrroy er 5sd Full HD 1080p Video Camera Helmet Motorcycle Bike Cam Sports Action DVR $157.36
Happu-store DVR Helmet Motorcycle Bike Cam DV Full HD 1080p Sports Action Video Camera Happu-store DVR Helmet Motorcycle Bike Cam DV Full HD 1080p Sports Action Video Camera $157.36
Two Canon EOS 70D DSLR Camera with 18-135mm STM f/3.5-5.6 Lens LP-E6 Lithium Ion Replacement Battery and External Rapid Charger + 16GB SDHC Class 10 Memory Card + 67mm 3 Piece Filter Kit + Full Size Tripod + 67mm Macro Close Up Kit + 67mm 2x Telephoto Lens + 67mm Wide Angle Lens + Carrying Case + External Flash + Multi Card USB Reader + Memory Card Wallet + Deluxe Starter Kit  DavisMAX Accessory Bundle Two Canon EOS 70D DSLR Camera with 18-135mm STM f/3.5-5.6 Lens LP-E6 Lithium Ion Replacement Battery and External Rapid Charger + 16GB SDHC Class 10 Memory Card + 67mm 3 Piece Filter Kit + Full Size Tripod + 67mm Macro Close Up Kit + 67mm 2x Telephoto Lens + 67mm Wide Angle Lens + Carrying Case + External Flash + Multi Card USB Reader + Memory Card Wallet + Deluxe Starter Kit  DavisMAX Accessory Bundle $157.23
Canon EOS 70D DSLR Camera with 18-135mm STM f/3.5-5.6 Lens LP-E6 Lithium Ion Replacement Battery + 32GB SDHC Class 10 Memory Card + 67mm 3 Piece Filter Kit + Full Size Tripod + 67mm Macro Close Up Kit + 67mm 2x Telephoto Lens + 67mm Wide Angle Lens + Carrying Case + External Flash + Multi Card USB Reader + Memory Card Wallet + Deluxe Starter Kit  DavisMAX Accessory Bundle Canon EOS 70D DSLR Camera with 18-135mm STM f/3.5-5.6 Lens LP-E6 Lithium Ion Replacement Battery + 32GB SDHC Class 10 Memory Card + 67mm 3 Piece Filter Kit + Full Size Tripod + 67mm Macro Close Up Kit + 67mm 2x Telephoto Lens + 67mm Wide Angle Lens + Carrying Case + External Flash + Multi Card USB Reader + Memory Card Wallet + Deluxe Starter Kit  DavisMAX Accessory Bundle $157.17
Essential Accessory Kit For Pentax Optio WG-1, WG-2, WG-3, WG-3 GPS Waterproof Digital Camera Includes Extended (1000Mah) Replacement D-LI92 Battery + Ac/Dc Rapid Travel Charger + Deluxe Case + STRAP FLOAT + USB 2.0 Reader + LCD Screen Protectors + More Essential Accessory Kit For Pentax Optio WG-1, WG-2, WG-3, WG-3 GPS Waterproof Digital Camera Includes Extended (1000Mah) Replacement D-LI92 Battery + Ac/Dc Rapid Travel Charger + Deluxe Case + STRAP FLOAT + USB 2.0 Reader + LCD Screen Protectors + More $59.95
2 Pack Battery And Charger Kit For Pentax Optio WG-1, WG-2, WG-3, WG-3 GPS Waterproof Digital Camera Includes 2 Extended (1000Mah) Replacement D-LI92 Batteries + Ac/Dc Rapid Travel Charger + LCD Screen Protectors + MicroFiber Cleaning Cloth 2 Pack Battery And Charger Kit For Pentax Optio WG-1, WG-2, WG-3, WG-3 GPS Waterproof Digital Camera Includes 2 Extended (1000Mah) Replacement D-LI92 Batteries + Ac/Dc Rapid Travel Charger + LCD Screen Protectors + MicroFiber Cleaning Cloth $39.95