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If you cannot obtain suitable exposure conditions, you can change the
metering method to take brighter pictures.
MULTI : Exposure will be calculated based on an
average of the available light in the image area.
However, the calculation will be biased towards
the centre of the image area. This is suitable for
SPOT : Only the rectangular area in the centre
of the LCD monitor will be metered for light. This is suitable when the
subject in the centre is exposed correctly, regardless of the back lighting.
CENTER : Exposure will be calculated based on an average of the
available light in the image area. However, the calculation will be biased
towards the centre of the image area. This is suitable for taking a picture
of small object like a flower or insects.
If the subject is not the centre of the focus area, do not use the spot metering
as this may result in an exposure error. In this circumstance, it is better to use
You can select the type of shooting and the number of continuous shots.
SINGLE : Take one picture only.
CONTINUOUS : Images will be taken
continuously until the shutter button is released.
The shooting capacity depends on the memory.
M. CAPTURE : This takes 6 shots per second,
when the shutter is pressed. After completing
the continuous shooting, images are saved.
The maximum number of shots is 30 and the image size is fixed as VGA
AEB : Take three pictures in a series in different exposures: standard
exposure (0.0EV), short exposure (-0.5EV), and over exposure (+0.5EV).
Use this mode if it is hard to decide exposure of the object.
Wise shot: Wise shot can be set in the shooting menus of the ASR mode.
Refer to p.17 for more information.
High resolution and picture quality increases file saving time, which
increases stand-by time.
If the [CONTINUOUS], [M. CAPTURE] or [AEB] sub menu is selected, the
flash is switched off automatically.
It is best to use a tripod for the AEB shooting as the time to save each image
file is longer and blurring caused by camera shake may occur.
If less than 3 pictures are available in the memory, the AEB shooting is not
If the [Continuous], [M Capture], [Wise shot] menu is selected, you can not
add voice memo.
If less than 30 pictures are available in the memory, the Motion Capture
shooting is not available.