Overall, the DC had slightly lower power consumption in non-LCD and image-playback modes than other cameras we’ve checked recently, but higher consumption when the LCD was operating, or when the camera was readied for a shot by half-pressing the shutter button. Battery life is a very variable thing, and as most digicam users will know using ordinary alkaline batteries such as the 4 AA’s supplied with a digicam won’t last you long enough to fill up your 8MB CF card. I went ahead and paid the premium for the weather sealing. With many users creating very large albums using the new Live Album feature, Google has decided to double the image and video limit for albums in Photos. Choose from one of seven languages:

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Kodak DC280 – digital camera Series

The “sepia” option recreates the look of old-time photos, which were often rendered in shades of brown, as a result of treating the prints in a sepia toning solution.

Batteries load easily into the battery compartment, accessed from the bottom of the camera. As is the case with JPEG it’s difficult to predict the size of an image because it will vary wildly depending on the content of the image especially the amount of detail captured.

Operation and User Interface As mentioned in our “Executive Overview”, we found the user interface for the DC to be very easy to navigate.

Digital Cameras – Kodak DC Digital Camera Review

Adobe PhotoDeluxe version 2. At the bottom of the LCD you’ll see smaller versions of the images that you have captured if there’s more than 1, of course. Apparently, the DC has some internal memory buffering that permits it to cycle more rapidly for the first few shots.

I then found it was rated for drops of 3′ onto concrete e. Find out what’s new and notable about the Z6 in our First Impressions Review. I am glad I bought it as my first son had just been born and I had never been into photography, just couldnt be bothered with film, I have hundreds of precious DC images and they look pretty good even today, I stuck with Kodak right to the end, I still have a AZ which is very good, but we all know thats not a real Kodak: Easy-to-use image-manipulation software, which includes many templates and project guides for creating common business documents.


Because it looks and feels like a regular compact film camera, consumers going digital for the first time will be comfortable using it right from the start.

From this point on though, we should debice featuring power consumption figures pretty regularly.

Kodak DC280 Review

Of course, as with debice digital cameras, the number of images stored on each card may vary depending on the complexity of the image being captured.

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Selecting close-up mode automatically zooms the lens to the telephoto end of its range, and adjusts the focusing koodak handle closer objects. But its combination of features, form factor and image quality make oodak an enjoyable camera to use — and his pick for this year.

By using Center-Weighted metering to measure the light on your subject centered in the frame, then pressing the shutter button halfway, you can lock in an exposure and recompose the picture as you wish, without losing the original exposure rating. You select which mode you want with the Mode Dial on the rear of the camera. Founder Phil Askey on the first ten years.

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The DC obviously shares its body with a few styling changes with the DC and is a natural progression from that camera. Connect mode enables the different ports on the side of the camera for image transfer.

Environmental Parameters Min Operating Temperature. In our data-transfer tests, the speed advantage of the USB connection became dramatically apparent: Included Software The DC is packaged with a variety of different software packages for you to use on your home PC, whether it’s a Windows-based system or a Macintosh. The DC is also equipped with another LCD option that locks the exposure and white balance settings when the shutter is tripped for the first shot in a series, or when the Shutter button is eevice for the first time after selecting the option.


This handy feature lets you review the image and decide if you want to keep it and save it to the picture card. Using the Print option when in Review mode, devicd can select pictures for printing and choose how many you want.

The battery compartment on the right, bottom side of the camera is easily accessible for battery changing, but requires the camera to be removed from a tripod in order to access it. Who can remember the Kodak DC? The Sharp option highlights the edges devide your image making them stand out; the Standard option leaves the image as captured and makes no sharpness adjustment; and the Soft option blurs the edges in your picture so that they blend in with the background.

Border Transfer Application Software: Note that formatting the picture card erases all the borders you’ve loaded: Also as with other cameras, the digital zoom only works when the LCD is turned on, because you’d have no way to tell what portion of the image was being viewed otherwise.

For television display, you first need to connect the camera to your TV with the video cable supplied. This is a real rarity in inexpensive zoom optics!