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Olympus SP-590UZ


$450.00 Released January, 2009

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Zoom range is very high, can catch distant subjects well. Solid aluminum casing around the lens that you can hold, easy to handle in general. Battery lasts a long time and works with standard AAs.

The Cons:Image stabilization at extreme zoom range can't quite keep up. Large but light construction gives it a cheap kind of feeling. Picture-fixing features take a long time to process in the camera.

 The Olympus SP-590UZ is a high powercamera with 26x zoom that covers a focal length range of 26-676mm. With such a high powered zoom, the camera comes with image stabilization which helps prevent camera shake from ruining pictures.

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The Olympus SP-590UZ is similiar to older Olympus UZ cameras in the fact that it can record RAW files. This camera is designed to be a lightweight professional camera, great for bird watchers or wild life photographers that can't get too close to their subjects. There are eighteen different built-in shooting modes and the exposure settings titled full Manual, Aperture Priority or Shutter Priority, all which give the photographer more control over the picture.

Features

  • 26x zoom
  • Dual Image Stabilization
  • Records RAW files
  • Exposure Settings: full Manual, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority
  • 18 built-in shooting modes
  • Advanced Face Detection Technology
  • Beauty Mode
  • Multiple Exposure
  • xD-Picture Card and microSD card compatible
  • Built-in flash and wireless flash control
  • 12 Megapixels
  • 6.9cm/2.7" HyperCrystal II LCD

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    zoom range is very high, can catch distant subjects well

  • 1

    solid aluminum casing around the lens that you can hold, easy to handle in general

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    battery lasts a long time and works with standard AAs

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    lots of manual settings for you to play with

Cons
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    image stabilization at extreme zoom range can't quite keep up

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    large but light construction gives it a cheap kind of feeling

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    picture-fixing features take a long time to process in the camera

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