For those readers interested in a set of less “standardized” photos from the Kodak EasyShare Z, we’ve put together a “photo gallery” of more pictorial shots captured with the Kodak Z It is too large to fit in a pocket because the 10X optical zoom lens protrudes even when the camera is powered off. Low chromatic aberration at wide angle, moderate to high at telephoto. Of course, the Z is smaller and lighter, which may swing it for some buyers. Specifically, two series of 8MP images.

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Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera Review

Recommendation Like the rest of Kodak’s EasyShare line, the Z has a very simple-to-understand user interface that keeps the fun in point-and-shoot digital photography. Initially available only in bundled packages with the new Series 3 Kodak Printer dock we’re told that the camera will be available by itself later inthe Kodak Z offers flexible long-zoom shooting in a very easy to use digital camera.

The movie mode records in the preferred MPEG4 format, which offers smaller files and better quality.

Quickview automatically displays the most recently captured image, with options to delete or Share. Incandescent slightly greenish but still quite good, Auto a little pink.

As you record, the duration of the movie appears in a running counter on the LCD monitor. I won a couple of local contest with mine.


It automatically pops off when the camera is turned on. Here for comparison is the Z alongside three of its competitors – from left: Sets the resolution for still images.

First saves the first five images taken, while Last saves only the last four in the series. A thumbnail display of the images called “Multi-Up” is also available, through the camera’s Review menu. ISO shots look a little rough when printed at 8×10″ probably OK for viewing at a distance, as on a wall, etcbut should be easyzhare acceptable to most users when printed at sizes of 5×7″ or smaller.

Kodak EasyShare Z zoom digital camera — User’s guide

Located to the right of the LCD monitor, this button lets you tag images for printing, emailing, or as a favorite image. Not sure which camera to buy? Lensrentals tears down the Canon mm F2. The Z’s focal length range of mm equivalents covers cameraa much larger zoom range than does that of most digital cameras I test.

Kodak EasyShare Z740 zoom digital camera — User’s guide

Displays the same settings as under the Record menu. Gear of the Year – Carey’s choice: It was difficult to even frame the easysshare, so the camera often focused on the trees in the background.

Detail lost to anti-noise processing? OK, now back to our regularly scheduled review While Auto mode is best for general photography, leaving all of the exposure decisions up to the camera, the PASM option provides cmaera to Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual exposure modes.


It is too large to fit in a pocket because the 10X optical zoom lens protrudes even when the camera is powered off.

The first quarter of saw Kodak expanding its ‘big zoom’ range with three new ‘Z series’ EasyShare cameras, including two 10x optical, 5MP models; the Z a minor update of the DX adding compatibility with the latest printer dock and the slightly lower cost, lower-spec model reviewed here, the Z Detail loss to anti-noise processing? Ratings and Reviews Write easyehare review. It eastshare not be a replacement for a DSLR, but it can complement one well for some uses.

It is very small and would be difficult to operate with one hand, but the control layout is simple and sparse so anyone can use it easily.

Kodak EasyShare Z Review: Digital Photography Review

Its compact design includes a retractable lens, protected by a removable lens cap that tethers to the camera’s body so you won’t accidentally lose it while on the go. This item doesn’t belong on this page. The open source Lightroom alternative darktable has released a major update in the form of darktable version 2.

The dock connection jack connects the camera directly to the EasyShare dock for quick image downloading. About average though, given the tough light source.