DIGITAL ARCHIVING IN PEDS ER Sony Mavica MVC-CD500 Digital Camera. Building a Digital Archive: The Camera Basics. Our goal is to obtain a large DIGITAL ARCHIVE of files containing the amazing cases we see in our PER
Located on top of the camera is the microphone, shutter release, power (on/off) switch and the combination Mode Dial.
The Mode Dial has many operating positions.
To simplify, all you need are:
Camera icon – basic pictures
Arrow icon – playback, review
Filmstrip icon – videos
SET UP – used to finalize when finished taking pics/vids – MUST be done in order for a computer to be able to read/open the files.
Use this to Finalize
Use jogdial to select and finalize
This MUST be done in order to view your files on a computer
ADVANCED SETTINGS ON MODE DIAL:
Scene Mode - camera picks the best settings for these situations:
(M) Full Manual - you choose both the shutter speed and aperture. The values available are the same as below.
(A) Aperture Priority - you pick the aperture, the camera picks the appropriate shutter speed. The choices range from F2 - F8 and will vary a bit depending on the focal range used.
(S) Shutter Priority - you choose the shutter speed and the camera picks the correct aperture. You can choose from a number of speeds ranging from 8 sec - 1/1000 sec.
The CD500 is powered by a Sony NP-FM50 Info LITHIUM rechargeable 7.2v "battery with a brain" -- it tells you on the LCD exactly how many minutes of runtime you have left.
Our camera has an extra battery and charger in the bag.