KODAK EASYSHARE MINI Camera / M200 — Extended user guide

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2 Taking pictures/videos

Using different modes

Press the Mode button, then until the LCD displays the mode that best suits your subjects and surroundings, then press OK.

Use this mode For

Smart Capture

General picture taking—it offers excellent image quality and ease of use.

  • Faces get focus and exposure priority.

  • The scene is analyzed for other content and for lighting.

You can choose the best picture size and aspect ratio for your needs—just press the Menu button and choose Picture Size.

  • 3:2 (the best choice when making 4 x 6 prints)

  • 16:9 (wide screen)

  • 4:3 (the default setting)


Point-and-shoot simplicity when taking pictures in practically any situation. (See Using Scene (SCN) modes.)


Capturing video with sound. (See Taking a video.)


Advanced picture-taking—gives access to more manual settings than Smart Capture.

Using Scene (SCN) modes

Choose a Scene mode—for great pictures in practically any situation.

  1. Press the Mode button, then until the LCD displays SCN, then press OK.

  2. Press to choose a mode and read its description.

  3. Press OK to enter that Scene mode.

    The camera is now in the scene mode that you chose.

SCN mode For


Full-frame portraits of people.


Action pictures.


Distant scenes.


Close range. Use available light instead of flash, if possible.


Subjects at dusk or dawn.


Subjects that are in shadow or "backlit."

Candle Light

Subjects illuminated by candle light.


Action pictures of children in bright light.


Bright scenes.


Fireworks. For best results, place the camera on a steady surface or tripod.

Self Portrait

Close-ups of yourself. Assures proper focus and minimizes red eye. Use the mirror on the camera front to help compose portraits.

Night Portrait

Reduces red eye of people in night scenes or low-light conditions.

Night Landscape

Distant scenery at night. Flash does not fire.

High ISO

People indoors, in low-light scenes.

Panorama L-R, R-L

"Stitching" 2 or 3 pictures into 1 panoramic scene. (See Taking panoramic pictures.)

Blur Reduction

Reducing blur caused by camera shake or subject motion.

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