HP Photosmart 618 is a versatile point-and-shoot digital camera. This high performance camera gives consistently great pictures. HP imaging technology assures 2.11-megapixel resolution. The camera individually optimizes each picture for crisp, brilliant pictures. Get closer to your subject with Pentax 3x optical zoom lens and 2x digital zoom. Manual controls include aperture and shutter priority, picture and metering modes and ISO speed control giving you more creative control over picture taking.HP PhotoSmart 618 is ideal for experienced photographers and PC technologists, offering them automatic functionality, as well as manual control in a portable, point-and-shoot camera. Your camera comes equipped with four operating modes. To set the mode, turn the camera mode dial on top of the camera to the mode you want to use. PhotoSmart 618 features six exposure settings: auto, landscape program, portrait program, action program, aperture priority, and shutter priority. The built-in flash can operate in seven flash modes - auto, auto with red-eye reduction, forced on, forced on with red-eye reduction, forced off, night, and night with red-eye reduction. Three timer modes include off, 10-second timer, and 3-second remote.