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German term or phrase:Motivprogramme
English translation:pre-programmed exposure modes (portrait, landscape, sport and movement shots, night shots)
Entered by: Dan McCrosky
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07:48 Dec 30, 2000
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German term or phrase: Motivprogramme
Direkt daneben (auf dem zentralen Einstellrad) findet man dann die Positionen für Videoaufnahme, Motivprogramme (Portrait, Landschaft, Sport- bzw. Bewegungsaufnahmen, Nachtaufnahmen),
Gillian Searl
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:02
pre-programmed exposure modes (portrait, landscape, sport and movement shots, night shots)
Explanation:
"Motivprogramme" could simply be "motif programs" but the word "motif" is not as widely used in English as "Motiv" in German, so I would suggest one of the following:

"photography modes (portrait, landscape, sport and movement shots, night shots)"

"program choice (portrait, landscape, sport and movement shots, night shots)"

"programmed subject settings (portrait, landscape, sport and movement shots, night shots)"

"pre-programmed exposure modes (portrait, landscape, sport and movement shots, night shots)"

"subject program selection (portrait, landscape, sport and movement shots, night shots)"

Here are some sites about similar cameras from various manufacturers. There is information here about several of your questions.

First Casio:

http://216.110.36.24/PRODS/Q2K/Q2KA.HTM

"2.11 megapixel CCD delivering 1600 x 1200 and 800 x 600 images
1.8 inch, TFT, low-glare color HAST LCD (122,100 pixels)
F/2.0 to F/2.8, 6.5 to 19.5mm, 3x zoom lens (equivalent to a 35mm 36 to 108mm lens)
Multi-pattern, center point and spot metering modes
Shutter and aperture priority exposure modes
Exposure compensation from -2 to +2 EV
Shutter speeds from one to 1/800 seconds
F/2.0 to F/11 apertures available in auto and manual
White balance with six modes: (Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent and Manual)
Two and 10 second self-timer
Built-in flash with four modes (Auto, On, Off and Red-Eye Reduction)
Movie, panorama, continuous, quick, landscape, night scene and portrait photography modes
Serial and USB cables
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) compatibility for printing images"
Image capture in JPEG (Exif.Ver.2.1) for still images and AVI files for movie images

then Epson:

http://www.dcresource.com/reviews/epson/photopc850z-review/i...

"There are also some "programmed subject settings" that you can access:
Normal: Auto exposure, matrix metering
Sports: Fast shutter speed, auto sensitivity, matrix metering
Portrait: Spot metering, fixed aperture at f2.4
Landscape: Matrix metering, fixed aperture at f8.0 (or f2.4 when subject is dim)"

then Agfa:

http://www.agfa.com/look/products/actioncam.html

Minolta Dynax 500SI 35mm body.
28-80 mm zoom lens.
Intelligent point-and-click operation.
Auto-focusing, auto exposure, auto and remote flash triggering, and auto white balance adjustment are built into ActionCam for trouble-free results.
Program choice includes speed or aperture priority settings for sport, portrait, landscape, and nature photography.
Shutter speeds that range between 1/2 sec and 1/2000 sec, stopping even the fastest action.
Image resolution of 1,528 x 1,148 pixels, providing ample detail for high-quality, 200 lpi (80 lpcm) offset printing.
Images are stored in a compressed format (1.2 MB) on removable miniature PCMCIA cards that plug into the back of the camera.
Connects directly to a SCSI port on your computer, which allows you to drive ActionCam from your monitor for optimum interactive control.

then Sony:

http://www.sony.com.sg/it/D_Still_Cam/mvcnote.html

Program AE brings a whole new level of user-friendliness and control to Digital Mavica, making them the ideal digital camera in any situation. Six pre-programmed exposure settings - Portrait, Beach & Ski, Sports lessons, Landscape, Sunset & Moon, Pan Focus - give you fast solutions to most common photography scenarios.

Program AE & White Balance Control
Program AE brings a whole new level of user-friendliness and control to Digital Mavica, making them the ideal digital camera in any situation. Six pre-programmed exposure settings - Spot Meter, Slow Shutter 1, 2, Landscape, Sunset & Moon, Pan Focus - give you fast solutions to most common photography scenarios. Whether it's indoors or outdoors, automatic White Balance Control keeps the overall picture well balanced.
1.3 Mega-pixel Resolution
For those who crave for digital pictures with staggering level of detail, this Mavica incorporates a super high density CCD with 1,300,000 pixels, letting you capture digital images of up to Super XGA resolution (1280 x 960). This new found imaging power gives you images that are bursting with detail and natural colours.

then Minolta:

http://www.wolfes.com/photo/SLR/minolta/450si/450si-Specs.ht...

Exposure Modes:
Program AE (P mode), Subject Program Selection (5 programs), Creative Exposure Control (A, S, and M modes)

Shutter:
Electronically controlled, vertical-traverse focal plane shutter. Range: 1/2000 – 30 sec., plus BULB.

P Mode:
Programmed control (Expert Program Selection) of aperture and shutter speed based on lens specifications and scene characteristics. Built-in flash fires automatically when raised, attached accessory flash when on.

Subject Program Selection:
Five user-selectable programs tailored to specific subject or scene characteristics: Portrait, Landscape, Close-Up, Sports-Action, Night Portrait.

HTH - Dan
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Dan McCrosky
Local time: 04:02
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napre-programmed exposure modes (portrait, landscape, sport and movement shots, night shots)Dan McCrosky
naprogrammed settings
Tom Funke


  

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programmed settings


Explanation:
Presumably the microprocessor has been programmed to preselect the optimum exposure settings for typical scenes representing the listed "motifs". And, also presumably, some form of automatic (feedback-linked) exposure control would dynamically adjust the exposure factors (e.g., time, aperture, perhaps distance) to the actually encountered conditions during the exposure or sequence.


    experience with automated imaging systems
Tom Funke
Local time: 22:02
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 2419
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1 day 21 hrs
pre-programmed exposure modes (portrait, landscape, sport and movement shots, night shots)


Explanation:
"Motivprogramme" could simply be "motif programs" but the word "motif" is not as widely used in English as "Motiv" in German, so I would suggest one of the following:

"photography modes (portrait, landscape, sport and movement shots, night shots)"

"program choice (portrait, landscape, sport and movement shots, night shots)"

"programmed subject settings (portrait, landscape, sport and movement shots, night shots)"

"pre-programmed exposure modes (portrait, landscape, sport and movement shots, night shots)"

"subject program selection (portrait, landscape, sport and movement shots, night shots)"

Here are some sites about similar cameras from various manufacturers. There is information here about several of your questions.

First Casio:

http://216.110.36.24/PRODS/Q2K/Q2KA.HTM

"2.11 megapixel CCD delivering 1600 x 1200 and 800 x 600 images
1.8 inch, TFT, low-glare color HAST LCD (122,100 pixels)
F/2.0 to F/2.8, 6.5 to 19.5mm, 3x zoom lens (equivalent to a 35mm 36 to 108mm lens)
Multi-pattern, center point and spot metering modes
Shutter and aperture priority exposure modes
Exposure compensation from -2 to +2 EV
Shutter speeds from one to 1/800 seconds
F/2.0 to F/11 apertures available in auto and manual
White balance with six modes: (Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent and Manual)
Two and 10 second self-timer
Built-in flash with four modes (Auto, On, Off and Red-Eye Reduction)
Movie, panorama, continuous, quick, landscape, night scene and portrait photography modes
Serial and USB cables
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) compatibility for printing images"
Image capture in JPEG (Exif.Ver.2.1) for still images and AVI files for movie images

then Epson:

http://www.dcresource.com/reviews/epson/photopc850z-review/i...

"There are also some "programmed subject settings" that you can access:
Normal: Auto exposure, matrix metering
Sports: Fast shutter speed, auto sensitivity, matrix metering
Portrait: Spot metering, fixed aperture at f2.4
Landscape: Matrix metering, fixed aperture at f8.0 (or f2.4 when subject is dim)"

then Agfa:

http://www.agfa.com/look/products/actioncam.html

Minolta Dynax 500SI 35mm body.
28-80 mm zoom lens.
Intelligent point-and-click operation.
Auto-focusing, auto exposure, auto and remote flash triggering, and auto white balance adjustment are built into ActionCam for trouble-free results.
Program choice includes speed or aperture priority settings for sport, portrait, landscape, and nature photography.
Shutter speeds that range between 1/2 sec and 1/2000 sec, stopping even the fastest action.
Image resolution of 1,528 x 1,148 pixels, providing ample detail for high-quality, 200 lpi (80 lpcm) offset printing.
Images are stored in a compressed format (1.2 MB) on removable miniature PCMCIA cards that plug into the back of the camera.
Connects directly to a SCSI port on your computer, which allows you to drive ActionCam from your monitor for optimum interactive control.

then Sony:

http://www.sony.com.sg/it/D_Still_Cam/mvcnote.html

Program AE brings a whole new level of user-friendliness and control to Digital Mavica, making them the ideal digital camera in any situation. Six pre-programmed exposure settings - Portrait, Beach & Ski, Sports lessons, Landscape, Sunset & Moon, Pan Focus - give you fast solutions to most common photography scenarios.

Program AE & White Balance Control
Program AE brings a whole new level of user-friendliness and control to Digital Mavica, making them the ideal digital camera in any situation. Six pre-programmed exposure settings - Spot Meter, Slow Shutter 1, 2, Landscape, Sunset & Moon, Pan Focus - give you fast solutions to most common photography scenarios. Whether it's indoors or outdoors, automatic White Balance Control keeps the overall picture well balanced.
1.3 Mega-pixel Resolution
For those who crave for digital pictures with staggering level of detail, this Mavica incorporates a super high density CCD with 1,300,000 pixels, letting you capture digital images of up to Super XGA resolution (1280 x 960). This new found imaging power gives you images that are bursting with detail and natural colours.

then Minolta:

http://www.wolfes.com/photo/SLR/minolta/450si/450si-Specs.ht...

Exposure Modes:
Program AE (P mode), Subject Program Selection (5 programs), Creative Exposure Control (A, S, and M modes)

Shutter:
Electronically controlled, vertical-traverse focal plane shutter. Range: 1/2000 – 30 sec., plus BULB.

P Mode:
Programmed control (Expert Program Selection) of aperture and shutter speed based on lens specifications and scene characteristics. Built-in flash fires automatically when raised, attached accessory flash when on.

Subject Program Selection:
Five user-selectable programs tailored to specific subject or scene characteristics: Portrait, Landscape, Close-Up, Sports-Action, Night Portrait.

HTH - Dan


Dan McCrosky
Local time: 04:02
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1541
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