Simply plug the AC adapter into the AC adapter connector under the connector cover on the left-hand side of the camera and you’re ready to snap some pictures. Each of these icons represents an operation that you can perform on the selected image. I ran into some problems with the power button when carrying the camera around: The best camera bargains of The central button which Kodak calls the “Do It” button also serves to turn on the LCD screen for use as a viewfinder when in Capture mode.

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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 half-pressed for the first camers after selecting the option.

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Kodak DC280 Review

Review Mode Use Review mode to examine already-captured images. Luckily, the unlabeled buttons are for navigating the menus, so it’s not a huge deal.

I wasn’t impressed with the macro mode on this camera. Even when you’re pre-focused with the shutter release pressed halfway, it’s still a full second before the picture is taken once the shutter is fully depressed.

You can connect to Windows ’95 or ’98 computers, as well as the new Apple iMac computers with the high-speed USB connections. Horrid night shots No manual controls or continuous shooting mode. In the setup menu, you can edit the following things: Open the compartment door, insert the picture card into the slot, push it all the way in, and you’re all set to capture images.


The White Balance feature allows photographers to adjust their exposures for special lighting conditions. Set Date and Time: Many cameras today include built-in image stabilization systems, but when zooj comes to video that’s still no substitute for a proper camera stabilization rig.

Sony Alpha mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera almost has it all Sony Alpha mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera almost has it all by Lori Grunin. Mobile Accessories by Joshua Goldman Nov 5, Mobile Accessories by Joshua Goldman Dec 19, Multi-pattern aka matrix or df280 Exposure lock great for panoramic shots Sharpness: For example, take a photograph of a fairly empty wall and you’ll get a small JPEG, take a photograph soom a bush with a lot of detail and you’ll get a larger image.

The LCD doesn’t automatically turn on when in Capture mode.

Kodak DC DC280 Zoom 2.1MP Digital Camera

A few other notes: This being the first Kodak with 2 megapixels means that it will undoubtedly generate alot of interest, not least from DC owners. This information is stored to the picture card along with the image in a special file format. The information includes capture date and time, flash setting, and aperture and shutter speed used to capture the image.

The right photo is from the Cmaera8 sec shutter, no exposure compensation. Test Results In keeping with our standard policy, our comments here are rather condensed, summarizing our key findings: Submit a News Tip!


The LCD is displaying the selftimer as active, infinity focus lock, flash disabled, 32 pictures remaining in the current size and quality which is High and Best. The two Adobe products PhotoDeluxe and Pagemill are the latest versions for their respective platforms, which is nice.

I then found it was rated for drops of 3′ onto concrete e. In addition, you’ll see helpful icons appear in the LCD if you have adjusted the cameras exposure, locked the exposure, selected a border to appear over your image, or turned on the date stamp.

Kodak DC Review: Digital Photography Review

Lets you set a default value for exposure compensation. Image quality is everything and the DC produces the usual rich and well-saturated colors that we have come to expect zolm a Kodak digicam. Kodak Japan announce 2. It has a good macro closeup capability and unless you’re dealing with bright or excessively shiny objects, the flash works quite well in macro mode too. Sets Auto-ISO option that will be selected when the camera is powered-up. The bad news is that the lens cap doesn’t like to stay on.