hp photosmart 730 series user’s manual
In difficult lighting conditions, you can use the
setting to override the automatic
exposure setting that the camera makes.
is useful in backlit scenes involving a person,
or in scenes that contain many light objects (like a white house
in the snow) or many dark objects (like a black cat on a dark
background). Scenes containing many light objects or many
dark objects could turn out gray without the use of EV
For a scene with many light objects, increase
the EV Compensation to a positive number to produce a
brighter result. For a scene with many dark objects, decrease
the EV Compensation to darken the scene to be closer to black.
buttons to change
the EV setting in 0.5 steps from
-2.0 to +2.0. The new setting is
applied to the
behind the menu, so you should
be able to see the effect the
setting will have on the picture.
to save the setting and return to the
If the setting is anything other than the default setting of
(zero), the number value will appear at the top of the
The new setting remains in effect until it is changed again or
until the camera is turned off.