Kodak Z81612 User Manual (en)

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Using the framing grid to compose a picture
The framing grid divides the LCD into thirds—vertically and horizontally. This is 
helpful if, for example, you want to balance a picture between water, earth, and sky. 
To turn on/off the framing grid, 
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Using PASM modes
Use PASM modes when you want more control over your camera and pictures.
NOTE:  Settings you change in P, A, S, or M modes apply only to pictures taken in those modes. The settings, 
including Flash, are maintained for P, A, S, and M modes—even when you change modes or turn off 
the camera. Use Reset Camera (
) to reset P, A, S, or M mode to its default setting. 
Mode
When to use
Press 
to 
control
P
Program mode offers the ease of auto shooting 
with full access to all menu options. The camera 
automatically sets the shutter speed and 
aperture (f-stop) based on the scene lighting.
Exposure compensation (how 
much light enters the camera), 
flash compensation, and ISO 
speed
A
Use Aperture Priority mode to control depth of 
field (the range of sharpness). The aperture 
setting may be affected by optical zoom.
 
Aperture, exposure 
compensation, flash 
compensation, and ISO speed
S
Shutter Priority mode is primarily used to 
prevent blur when your subject is moving. The 
camera automatically sets the aperture for 
proper exposure. (To prevent blur, use a tripod 
for slow shutter speeds.)
Shutter speed, exposure 
compensation, flash 
compensation, and ISO speed
M
Manual mode offers the highest level of creative 
control. (To prevent blur, use a tripod for slow 
shutter speeds.)
Aperture, shutter speed, flash 
compensation, and ISO speed
Program
Aperture 
Priority
Shutter 
Priority
Manual