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Olympus Camedia 3000 Zoom

I look through my eye and see a clear picture. I look through the viewfinder on this camera and the same picture is both grainy and fuzzy.

I was told that on today ( very cloudy) that a film spped of 1600 is required. I was told that the maximum "film speed " speed that I can achieve is 400.

Is this true ? Where do I make the select for low light conditions . This is not my camera. I use a click and toss camera

Do you have any suggestions? Jake

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Olympus i 3000 - film camera

In reply to: Olympus Camedia 3000 Zoom

This forum deals with digital cameras.

I don't know of any forum for film cameras.

I checked the Olympus website and I can not even download a manual for that camera.

Since it is not your camera, your best source of information will be the owner of the camera.

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Olmpus C3000 Zoom Digital

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This is a digital camera. How can one adjust to take pics in low light ? Why are photos printed grainy , when my eye sees a different image( sharp) of the same image ? Jake

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Olympus C3000

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Yep, I finally found it in the Archives section on the Olympus website. The camera was released in April of 2000.

That camera can be used in Automatic mode or in manual mode.

If you are not familiar with digital cameras you should keep it in Automatic mode.
Look at the knob on top, set it to the "P" setting.
That is automatic.

There is no need for you to adjust anything for a cloudy day, the camera does that automatically.
Regarding that ISO setting of 400 you found......set it back to 100 and leave it there.
How to set it.....is on page 84 of the User's Manual.

As far as grainy looking prints.
Most likely the camera is set to take small 640x480 photos. Not a good size for printing.

You need to set the camera to a recording mode of 2048x1536.

You will need a User's manual to learn how to make that change. It is shown on page 105 of the manual.

You can download the manual at:
http://www.olympusamerica.com/cpg_section/cpg_archived_product_details.asp?product=615&fl=8

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And if you print the photo on your inkjet printer, the printer has to be set to "glossy photopaper" and the best quality. And you should use glossy photopaper.

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