Overall, the proved to be a “middle of the road” camera, apart from it’s much better than average macro performance. Select a topic Reference: A USB cable is also supplied to connect the camera to a computer for downloading captured images. Raise your phone camera game with these useful accessories. Slideshow allows the user to determine the content of a slideshow, the duration, whether the sound is on or off, and whether or not the slide show loops or stops after one play through. In Playback and Review modes, pressing the button pulls up the sound recording icon, and begins recording sound until the button is pressed a second time. Executive Overview HP’s PhotoSmart packs a lot of features into a compact, 35mm-style body, with a nice range of exposure controls, including aperture- and shutter-priority modes; user selectable white balance, spot, average, and center-weighted metering; and exposure compensation.

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The camera’s multi-talented infrared interface enables high-speed communication with HP compatible printers and cameras, and the extensive in-camera image sorting and categorizing capabilities are very useful tools for photographers who want to keep track of their images in an organized manner.

Dibital the ninth shot, however, the cycle time sped back up to 2.

HP Photosmart C618

Overall, it is a worthy competitor in the 2-megapixel-with-zoom digicam category, and certainly worth consideration for anyone shopping for a good all-around performer in that resolution range. As noted the macro performance is better than average.

The LCD monitor fared slightly better, showing approximately HP claims that their demosaicing process focuses on a larger area surrounding the missing data, and assesses a more likely value, thereby producing less digital artifacts in the final image.

A second self-timer is also available, triggered by a full press of the shutter button in Self-Timer mode. Playback sound issues from a small speaker grille on the rear panel of the camera, next to the microphone button. Digital photography begins its next chapter with radical changes Computational photography remakes phone photos, while Canon and Nikon embrace the camera design of the future.


If the red LED is flashing, the flash is either charging, or there’s a problem with the camera or memory card the LCD monitor should then report the error.

HP PhotoSmart 618 – digital camera Series

Surprisingly, the lens also engages when the camera is in Playback or Review modes. All of that was fine and dandy because I’m not technologically without, so I downloaded the software necessary and dug out an old USB pyotosmart that would work with this model and XP recognized it immediately.

Directly above the JetSend button, this one activates the sound recording feature, allowing you to record up to 45 seconds of sound to accompany an image.

Good workhorse camera great camera, easy to use. In Record mode, pressing the JetSend button sends the last image captured. My first test was to try to take a picture outside in the middle of vamera day.

To put the ‘s low-light performance into perspective, an average city night scene under modern street lighting corresponds to a light level of about one foot-candle, so the camera should be able to handle most average nighttime city shots pretty well.

The hand grip is covered with a leather-like textured surface that provides a good grip for your fingers as they wrap around the camera. pnotosmart

Still, overall color looked quite good in most shots, with relatively good accuracy, though slightly weak saturation levels. Test Results In keeping with our standard policy, our comments here are rather condensed, summarizing our key findings: The PhotoSmart performs pretty well in terms of shutter digtial and cycle times.

Optical Sensor Sensor Resolution. When the Capture menus are displayed, the buttons’ functions change, allowing you to edit menus or exit the menu screen.


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More items related to this product. Located on the left side of the LCD monitor, this large button features an arrow in each direction up, down, right, left. An NTSC video cable is provided to connect the camera to a h; PAL for European modelswhere images can be played back using all of the functions in the ‘s Playback and Review menus. Shutter Max Shutter Speed.

In Playback mode, the center soft key controls the 2x playback zoom, digitally zooming in and out of the captured image; the left key places image sequences or slideshows, and the right key expands or collapses series of images. Despite their being packed in the box with many cameras, they simply don’t have the juice to handle typical digicam demands. Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera.

There is only one set of menus in Playback mode, these are the Play Settings. HP Photosmart Camera – Wonderful addition I had an old Vivitar digital camera, and it refused to take pictures outside, in fact it washed everything out to a bright white if I tried, so I knew it was time to find a new camera, but with three kids, I didn’t want to spend a fortune on it. We like the idea of the retractable lens cover because it eliminates photosmarr need for a lens cap.

Forced On fires the flash with every exposure, regardless of light level, while Forced Off completely disables the flash.

Preparing this level of information on as many products as we do is incredibly photosmartt work, not to mention expensive.