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1. Basic guide Mastering the E-510 Improving your shooting skills k Shooting INSTRUCTION guides MANUAL Shooting functions Playback functions Customizing the…
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  • 1. Basic guide Mastering the E-510 Improving your shooting skills k Shooting INSTRUCTION guides MANUAL Shooting functions Playback functions Customizing the settings/functions of your camera Printing Using the OLYMPUS Master software Getting to know your camera better Information Interchangeable lenses Others We recommend that you take test shots to get accustomed to your camera before taking important photographs. The screen and camera illustrations shown in this manual were produced during the development stages and may differ from the actual product. The contents in this manual are based on firmware version 1.0 for this camera. If there are addition and/or modification of functions due to firmware update for the camera, the contents will differ. For the latest information, please visit the Olympus website.
  • 2. Structure of this manual Basic camera operation Basic guide This section explains the preparations and settings for the camera, and basic camera operation from easy techniques for shooting to playback and erase functions. Attaching the strap ........................................... 3 Adjusting the viewfinder’s diopter .....................7 Preparing the battery........................................ 3 Setting the date/time.........................................8 Attaching a lens to the camera......................... 5 Shooting .........................................................10 Loading the card .............................................. 6 Playback/Erasing ............................................12 Power on .......................................................... 7 Mastering the E-510 P. 18 Read chapter 1 to master the basic camera operation before proceeding to use the various functions available on this camera. Operating the camera g “Mastering the E-510” (P. 18) Learn how to use the functions in the shooting guides g “Improving your shooting skills k Shooting guides” (P. 25) Proceed to the pages on the various functions. Locating the information you need g “Shooting tips and information” (P. 97), “Menu directory” (P. 109), “Names of parts” (P. 115), “Index” (P. 136) Indications used in this manual Important information on factors which may lead to a malfunction or operational problems. Also warns of operations that should be absolutely avoided. TIPS Useful information and hints that will help you get the most out of your camera. g Reference pages describing details or related information. 2 EN
  • 3. Basic guide Attaching the strap Thread the strap as indicated by the arrows (1, 2). Lastly, pull the strap tight making sure that it is fastened securely (3). Attach the other end of the strap to the other eyelet in the same way. Basic guide 1 2 3 Preparing the battery 1 Charging the battery Charging indicator Lithium ion battery Red light: Charging in progress (BLM-1) Green light: Charging completed (Charging time: Approx. 5 hours) Remove the protection cap from the battery. Lithium ion charger (BCM-2) AC cable AC wall outlet Align the battery with the arrow EN 3
  • 4. 2 Loading the battery Direction indicating mark 2 Battery compartment lock Battery compartment Basic guide cover 3 1 3 Close the battery compartment cover and slide the battery compartment lock in the direction of E Unloading the battery Press the battery lock to unlock and remove the battery. Battery lock • It is recommended to set aside a backup battery for prolonged shooting in case the battery in use drains. 4 EN
  • 5. Attaching a lens to the camera 1 Remove the body cap from the camera and the rear cap from the lens Basic guide 2 1 1 Rear cap 2 Body cap 2 Attaching a lens to the camera Lens attachment mark (Red) • Align the lens attachment mark (red) on the camera Alignment mark (Red) with the alignment mark (red) on the lens, then insert the lens into the camera’s body (1). Rotate the lens in the direction indicated by the arrow until you hear it click (2). • Do not press the lens release button. 3 Remove the lens cap (3, 4) 2 1 3 4 Lens cap 3 Removing the lens from the camera Lens release button While pressing the lens release button (1), rotate the lens in the direction of the arrow (2). 2 1 EN 5
  • 6. Loading the card Open the card cover and insert the card. CompactFlash/Microdrive xD-Picture Card Insert the card’s contact area into the slot as far as Insert the card until it is locked into place. it can go. Basic guide Card cover mark Card access lamp CF card slot xD-Picture Card slot Removing the card • Never open the card cover while the card access lamp is blinking. CompactFlash/Microdrive xD-Picture Card • Press the eject button all the way in and let it • Press the inserted card lightly and it will be pop out, then press it all the way in again to ejected. eject the card. • Pull out the card. • Pull out the card. Eject button 6 EN
  • 7. Power on Set the camera’s power switch to ON. To turn off the power, set the power switch to OFF. Basic guide Set the mode dial to AUTO. SSWF indicator INFO button LCD monitor When the camera is turned on, the 2007.08.16 control panel screen is displayed on the monitor. If the control panel screen does not appear, press the INFO button. Control panel screen Dust reduction function operation The dust reduction function is automatically activated when the camera is turned on. Ultrasonic vibrations are used to remove dust and dirt from the image pickup device’s filter surface. The SSWF (Super Sonic Wave Filter) indicator blinks while dust reduction is working. Adjusting the viewfinder’s diopter Adjust the viewfinder’s diopter in accordance with your vision. Diopter adjustment dial While looking through the viewfinder, rotate the diopter adjustment dial little by little. When you can see the AF frame clearly, adjustment is Viewfinder complete. AF frame EN 7
  • 8. Setting the date/time Date and time information is recorded on the card together with the images. The file name is also included with the date and time information. Be sure to set the correct date and time before using the camera. 1 Press the MENU button Basic guide CUSTOM RESET SETTING MENU button 2 Use ac to select [Z], then press d a EDIT FILENAME d c 3 Use ac to select [X], then press d Y/M/D a d c 4 Use ac to select the year [Y], then press d Y/M/D a d c 5 Repeat this procedure until the date and time are completely set • The time is displayed in the 24-hour format. Y/M/D a d c 8 EN
  • 9. 6 Use ac to select the date format Y/M/D a c Basic guide 7 Press the i button EDIT FILENAME i 8 Press the MENU button to exit EN 9
  • 10. Shooting 1 Holding the camera Keep your fingers and the strap away from the lens and the flash. Basic guide Horizontal grip Vertical grip 2 Place the AF frame on the subject while viewing through the viewfinder 3 Adjust the focus Halfway down Press the shutter button gently (halfway). Shutter button AF confirmation mark Aperture value 2007.08.16 Shutter speed Card access lamp • The focus is locked when a beep tone is output. The AF confirmation mark and the AF focusing frame light up in the viewfinder. • The shutter speed and aperture value that have been set automatically by the camera are displayed. • The control panel screen is not displayed when the shutter button is pressed. 4 Release the shutter Press the shutter button all the way (fully). • The shutter sounds and the picture is taken. All the way down • The card access lamp blinks and the camera starts recording the picture. • Never remove the battery or card while the card access lamp mark is blinking. Doing so could destroy stored pictures and prevent storage of pictures you have just taken. 10 EN
  • 11. Taking a picture while viewing the monitor It is possible to use the LCD monitor as a viewfinder and check the subject’s composition, or shoot while viewing an enlarged display on the LCD monitor. g “Live view” (P. 23) 1 Press the u (live view) button • The subject is displayed on the LCD monitor. Basic guide u button 2 Press the shutter button all the way down • The picture is taken with the focus adjusted. When the camera stops operating If no operations are performed for approximately 8 seconds while the camera is on, the monitor backlight turns off to save battery power. If no operations are performed for approximately one minute thereafter, the camera enters the sleep mode (stand-by) and stops operating. The camera activates again when you touch any button (the shutter button, arrow pad, etc.). g “Backlight timer” (P. 83), “Sleep timer” (P. 82) EN 11
  • 12. Playback/Erasing Playing back images Pressing the q (playback) button displays the last picture taken. Displays the frame q button that is stored 10 Basic guide frames back Displays the Displays the previous frame next frame Arrow pad Displays the frame that is stored 10 frames ahead Close-up playback Each time you rotate the control dial towards U, the image is enlarged in steps of 2× - 14×. Control dial Erasing images Playback the image you want to erase and press the S (erase) button. Use ac to select [YES] and press the i button to erase. S button 12 EN
  • 13. Table of Contents 1 Mastering the E-510 ................................................................................18 Describes the camera’s functions and how to operate them. How to use the mode dial ......................................................................................................18 Easy shooting modes...........................................................................................18 Advanced shooting modes...................................................................................18 How to set the functions ........................................................................................................19 How to make function settings .............................................................................19 Setting functions using the control panel screen..................................................19 Setting functions using direct buttons ..................................................................20 Setting on the menu .............................................................................................21 Descriptions in this manual ..................................................................................22 Live view................................................................................................................................23 Switching the information display.........................................................................23 Enlarged display operation...................................................................................24 Ruled lines display ...............................................................................................24 2 Improving your shooting skills k Shooting guides..................................25 Describes the shooting methods suitable for individual situation. Basic function guides.............................................................................................................25 Focus: Operating the shutter button.....................................................................25 Brightness: Exposure compensation....................................................................25 Color: White balance............................................................................................26 A guide to functions for different subjects..............................................................................26 Taking landscape pictures ...................................................................................26 Taking flower pictures ..........................................................................................27 Taking night scene pictures .................................................................................29 3 Shooting functions ...................................................................................30 Categorizes and describes the shooting functions according to the shooting modes; shooting functions; focusing; exposure, color and image. Selecting the appropriate mode for shooting conditions Scene mode ..........................................................................................................................30 P: Program shooting .............................................................................................................31 A: Aperture priority shooting .................................................................................................32 S: Shutter priority shooting....................................................................................................33 M: Manual shooting...............................................................................................................34 Preview function ....................................................................................................................35 Various shooting functions Shooting with the image stabilizer function ...........................................................................36 Checking the image stabilizer effect on the monitor ............................................36 If correct focus cannot be obtained (Focus lock)...................................................................37 AE bracketing ........................................................................................................................37 Flash shooting .......................................................................................................................39 Flash mode ..........................................................................................................39 Manual flash.........................................................................................................40 Setting the flash mode .........................................................................................41 Using the built-in flash..........................................................................................42 Flash intensity control ..........................................................................................42 EN 13
  • 14. Flash bracketing................................................................................................... 43 External electronic flashes (optional) ................................................................... 43 Using the external electronic flash ....................................................................... 43 Super FP flash ..................................................................................................... 44 Using commercially available flashes .................................................................. 44 Non-specified commercial flashes ....................................................................... 45 Sequential shooting/Self-timer/Remote control ..................................................................... 45 Setting the functions ............................................................................................ 45 Sequential shooting ............................................................................................. 45 Using the self-timer .............................................................................................. 46 Using the remote control...................................................................................... 46 Panorama shooting ............................................................................................................... 48 Focusing functions AF frame selection ................................................................................................................ 49 Focus mode........................................................................................................................... 49 Simultaneous use of S-AF mode and MF mode (S-AF+MF) ............................... 51 Simultaneous use of C-AF mode and MF mode (C-AF+MF)............................... 51 AF illuminator ........................................................................................................................ 51 Shutter release priority .......................................................................................................... 51 Exposure, image and color Selecting the record mode .................................................................................................... 52 Types of record modes ........................................................................................ 52 RAW data............................................................................................................. 52 How to select the record mode ............................................................................ 53 Setting the number of pixels and compression rate............................................. 53 Metering mode k Changing the metering system................................................................ 54 Exposure compensation k Varying the image brightness ................................................... 55 AE lock k Locking the exposure .......................................................................................... 56 ISO k Setting the desired sensitivity to light ........................................................................ 56 White balance k Adjusting the color tone ............................................................................ 57 Setting the auto/preset/custom white balance ..................................................... 58 WB compensation................................................................................................ 59 Setting the one-touch white balance.................................................................... 60 WB bracketing...................................................................................................... 60 Picture mode ......................................................................................................................... 61 Gradation............................................................................................................................... 62 Shading compensation .......................................................................................................... 62 Noise reduction ..................................................................................................................... 62 Noise filter ............................................................................................................................. 63 Color space ........................................................................................................................... 63 Anti-shock.............................................................................................................................. 63 4 Playback functions...................................................................................64 Describes the functions used when playing back images that have been taken. Single-frame/Close-up playback ........................................................................................... 64 Light box display.................................................................................................................... 65 Index display/Calendar display.............................................................................................. 66 Information display ................................................................................................................ 67 Slideshow .............................................................................................................................. 68 Rotating images ..........................................................................................................
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