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Old May 17, 2009, 10:22 AM   #51
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Here is a z-1012 photo side by side with the Z-980.

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Old May 17, 2009, 7:20 PM   #52
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Getting the focus point exactly where I desire it to be is very important to me. I have found that is easy to do when center point focusing is selected, see the photo on the left. However, if you select multi-zone focusing on the Z980, you may get a big surprise, seee the photo on the right.

So please be careful when setting up your Z980 camera.

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Old May 23, 2009, 11:46 PM   #53
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Here is a photo taken with the new Z-980 equipped with the Kodak P-20 External Flash.

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Old May 25, 2009, 10:48 AM   #54
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I have been using the camera for a month or so now and find it to be a great camera.

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Old May 25, 2009, 3:19 PM   #55
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That a very nice photo, Dan-

Personally I have mixed feelings about the Z-980 camera. Out of doors it does just fine. However, I do not like how its WB handles skin tones.

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Well Folks-

I am still wrestling with the Auto WB on the Kodak Z-980 camera. I am not yet satisfied with the skin tones that I have been able to obtain. Here is a sample.

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Old May 29, 2009, 3:30 PM   #57
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To have something to compare the Z-980 sample to, here is another photo sample from the Kodak Z-612 camera. Both photos were taken using the "low Color" option.

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Old May 30, 2009, 12:48 AM   #58
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Here is another photo taken with the Pentax KM 2000 DSLR camera.

You will see that it is once again a much better photo than the photo produced by the Kodak Z-980 camera. And also please note the WB is correct, unlike the Kodak Z-980 camera, which seems to be less that accurate WB-wise.

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Old Jun 4, 2009, 9:33 AM   #59
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How fast can the Z980 take pictures for movement?
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How fast the Kodak Z-980 can take a photo is a function of how much light is available in the Photo Environment. In a well lighted environment, the Z980 can record just about anything you might desire.

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