Samsung L77 Review

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Samsung L77



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Samsung L77

The AUTO shooting mode turns the L77 into a fully automatic point-n-shoot camera. This simplified mode has limited access to the menu options, in fact, there's only two flash options to choose from; red-eye reduction or flash off.



Samsung L77

Program AE mode, is like auto, the camera selects both shutter speed and aperture values automatically. However, now you have access to more advanced camera settings like ISO, White balance, Metering, etc. Icons indicate we are using 7M Superfine image size/quality, Auto flash mode, Multi metering, and an SD card is being used for image storage. You can also see indicators for battery level, zoom position as well as the time & date.



Samsung L77

When you half press the shutter release, the AF marks will turn green if focus is achieve or red if it fails. The flash icon also turns red when the flash is going to fire.



Samsung L77

EPS mode will help you reduce the effects of camera shake in your low light photos. It also features a shake warning indicator, which Samsung says for best results only capture photos when this indicator is not displayed.



Samsung L77

When using Program mode, pressing the "E"ffects button will give you access to these creative options: Color, Image Adjust and Fun.



Samsung L77

Record menu options (except in Auto):

    Sharpness - Soft, Normal, Vivid
    Contrast - Soft, Normal, Vivid
    Voice Memo - Off or On
    Voice Record - Record audio only option




Samsung L77

Press the Fn (FuNction) button to change:


    Size - 7M, 6M, 5M, 3M, 1M
    Quality - Super Fine, Fine, Normal
    Metering - Multi, Spot, Center
    Shooting - Single, Continuous, AEB, Interval
    ISO Speed - Auto or fixed at 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 equivalents
    White Balance - Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent H , Fluorescent L, Tungsten, Custom set
    Exposure Compensation - ±2EV in 1/3EV steps




Samsung L77

Movie mode records 640 x 480 or 320 x 240 motion video at 15 or 30fps with audio. Movie clips are saved as Windows AVI format video files. The length of these movies is limited only by the amount of available memory. Unlike most models, you can use the optical zoom while recording.



Samsung L77

Movie mode menu options:


    Size - 640x480 or 320x240
    Frame Rate - 30fps or 15fps
    Metering - Multi, Spot, Center
    Stabilizer - On or Off
    White Balance - Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent H , Fluorescent L, Tungsten, Custom set
    Exposure Compensation - ±2EV in 1/3EV steps




Samsung L77

And you can also Record Audio only. The length is limited to a the amount of available memory. Audio recordings are saved as Windows .WAV format files.





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