Fujifilm FinePix E550 Review

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Playback Screens & Menus

When you select Playback mode the last picture taken is displayed. You can move backward or forward through the images using the LEFT and RIGHT buttons. The amount of overlay information displayed is controlled by pressing the DISP button.

Fujifilm FinePix E550

Pressing the +/- Exposure compensation button in playback mode displays exposure details, including a histogram.

Fujifilm FinePix E550

You can quickly search through stored images using the Index playback function which is actuated by pressing the DISP button. Nine thumbnail size images will be displayed and you can select one using the LEFT/RIGHT and UP/DOWN buttons and then pressing the MENU/OK button.

Fujifilm FinePix E550

The image can be magnified in several steps by pressing the telephoto zoom button. Once the image is enlarged at any step, you can move around (Pan) inside of it using the LEFT/RIGHT and UP/DOWN buttons.

Fujifilm FinePix E550

Movie clips can be played in the camera or viewed on a TV using the video cable.

Fujifilm FinePix E550

Playback MENU options:

    ERASE - Single frame or All frames

    PROTECT - Frame, Set All, Reset All

    PLAYBACK - Set the style in which you want the images to be displayed in Automatic Playback.

    VOICE MEMO - Add a voice recording of up to 30 seconds to the displayed image

    TRIMMING - Crop the displayed image in-camera

    OPTION - Adjust LCD brightness, set Playback audio volume, enter the SETUP menu

Fujifilm FinePix E550

The Trimming option lets you to trim (crop) an image and save it as a 3MP, 2MP or 0.3MP file depending on the degree of cropping. The Trimmed image is saved as a separate file.

Fujifilm FinePix E550

The DPOF menu is called-up by depressing the "F" button during playback. Options are provided to print with or without date, and to reset all DPOF settings.

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