Kodak DX7590 Review

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Record Mode Screens & Menus

The DX7590's viewfinder presents a wealth of exposure and operating information.

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When you half-press the shutter to achieve the focus and exposure lock, the AF target
marks will turn green and show what area it is focusing on. If the focus is locked there
will be a "green dot" displayed, if not it will be red and will indicate either focus
or exposure failure.

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Rotate the Mode Dial to select one of the recording modes: Automatic, Sports, Portrait,
Night, Video, Program AE, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual, Custom,
or Scene.

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The DX7590 offers a choice of 14 Scene modes optimized for unique subjects and
shooting conditions. As you navigate the scene mode menu, a description
of each mode and hints for using it are presented.

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Using Program, Aperture, Shutter or Manual mode gives you access to a wide range of
exposure and menu (see below) options for those that want more manual control over the
image capturing process.

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This screen shows the various exposure settings that can be adjusted in Aperture Priority mode.
Settings are changed with the jog dial, selecting the setting by
depressing it, then changing the setting by rotating it.
You can change ISO, Aperture, Exposure Compensation and Flash Compensation in
Aperture mode. The Shutter speed setting
is accessible in Shutter and Manual modes; the exposure compensation setting
is not available in Manual mode.

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MENU options in Program, Aperture, Shutter and Manual modes:

    Self-Timer - On or Off

    Picture Size - 5.0 MP, 4.4 MP (3:2 aspect ratio), 4.0 MP, 3.1 MP, 1.8 MP

    Compression - Standard or Fine

    White Balance - Auto, Daylight, Tungsten, Fluorescent or Open Shade

    Exposure Bracketing Interval - +/- 0.3EV, 0.7EV or 1.0EV

    Exposure Metering - Multi-Pattern, Center-weighted, Center Spot

    Focus Zone - Multi-zone, Center-zone or Selectable-Zone

    AF Control - Continuous AF, Single AF or Accessory Lens AF

    Color Mode - High Color, Natural Color, Low Color, B&W or Sepia

    Sharpness - High, Normal or Low

    Reset - Reset to default

    Set Album - Select an image folder Image Storage - Auto (select card if used or internal) or Internal

    Setup Menu - Enter SETUP menu

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You can record 640 × 480 (12fps) or 320 × 240 (20fps) motion video with audio. The length
of the movies is dependent on available space on your memory card. You can select a
maximum clip length of 5, 15 or 30 seconds if desired. The optical zoom can be preset
before recording but not during.

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MENU options in Video mode:

    Self-Timer - On or Off

    Video Size - 640×480 or 320×240

    Set Album - Select an image folder

    Continuous AF - Continuous auto focus: on or off

    Video Length - Unlimited, 5, 15, 30 seconds Image Storage - Auto (select card if used or internal) or Internal

    Setup Menu - Enter SETUP menu

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