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Old Aug 25, 2007, 11:22 AM   #51
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Sorry, but it's difficult to post a 12MP image on any free photo hosting sites.

Anyway I am not a Kodak salesman or professional photographer or sample maker and I think I'll just let you guys judge (or guess) the PQ at 12MP ) )

It was by accident that I bought the z1275. My earlier Kodak v550 had some problem (lense could not retract) the other day. But I need to take videos of an important gathering. So I just rushed to the shop and randomly picked the Z1275 (of course I had confidence in Kodak's MPEG4 video). Before the purchase I didn't even know the existent of z1275. But the PQ and features surprised me, and I think I may share my findings with you guys.


I think I've already tried to post the largest size possible (1000 x 750)

1. Editor = ACDSee 5
2. Resize ONLY without any enhancements or noise reductions
3. Need to SaveAs at about 60% JPEG quality to meet Steve's 250KB size limit.

So I think if I could SaveAs 100% quality, there would be even more details in the pictures.
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Old Aug 25, 2007, 3:52 PM   #52
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Sorry, but it's difficult to post a 12MP image on any free photo hosting sites....I think I've already tried to post the largest size possible (1000 x 750).....if I could SaveAs 100% quality, there would be even more details in the pictures.
When I've wanted to demonstrate the quality of a camera, I've just cropped an 800x600 piece out of a full frame, and posted that without any changes at all. If you choose a bit that demonstrates the aspects you're discussing, it works well.

For an example, see http://forums.steves-digicams.com/fo...mp;forum_id=18. The 5th image in that thread is a straight crop, the others are resized.

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Old Aug 28, 2007, 12:42 PM   #53
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Thankyou Alan for the suggestions!

But I want to "share" the pics of z1275, more than to "demo" it's quality at the moment. Maybe a full-res crop later.

So here again another day-time picture of the earlier foot bridge. This time, I stepped a little bit backward to compensate for the not so wide lens.

BTW, I just recalled that z1275 has a "stitching" function. Maybe I'll learn and try it later to take panorama views


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Old Sep 2, 2007, 11:44 PM   #54
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Attachedis a 640x480 crop from a 4000x3000 pixel image taken with a Kodak Z1275
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I thought this camera was plain mpeg4 rather than h264 version of Mpeg4, is there any confirmation of what type it is?
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When I open the movie file by VLCplayer, the Stream Info window just says:

codec=mp4v,

without mentioning the details.
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Old Sep 4, 2007, 4:34 PM   #57
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I got my Kodak z1275 yesterday and would like to share with some very firstvideos from this camera. Overall the quality of photos is well and Hd-video is not so bad as I expected. If you have some questions, ask me.

sunny day in Moscow http://www.rapidshare.ru/391714
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I got my Kodak z1275 yesterday and would like to share with some very firstvideos from this camera. Overall the quality of photos is well and Hd-video is not so bad as I expected. If you have some questions, ask me.

sunny day in Moscow http://www.rapidshare.ru/391714
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Old Sep 4, 2007, 4:45 PM   #59
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Before sunset. (Surburb of Moscow) http://www.megaupload.com/?d=DKIPPW3Z


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Old Sep 5, 2007, 6:08 PM   #60
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Greetings Wayne,

Try going to this page on the Kodak site for details on this model.

Actually, it is quite impressive for the price. It is a great camera to carry around with you. Captures sizeable files 12.4 MP (4088 × 3040). So, if you need or want large file capacity you will get it with this camera.

As to the movie option,





Format


QUICKTIME video format MPEG4

Quality


HD (1280 × 720) at 30 fps, VGA (640 × 480) at 30 fps, QVGA (320 × 240) at 30 fps

Length


continuous up to 80 min. or 2 GB based on memory capacity

Review options


play, rewind, pause, fast-forward, forward and rewind by frame, multi-up, slide show, view by date, view by album, view by image storage

Editing


make picture from video (1, 4, 9, 16-up), trim, video bookmarking

I like what I have seen and used.

Talk to you soon,

Ron Baird
Eastman Kodak Company
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