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Zoom button
Shoot images easily (Auto adjustment mode)
5
5
Using the control button
Holding the camera
Position the subject in the center of the focus
frame.
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Using the flash for
still images
Shooting close-up
(Macro)
Checking the last
image you shot
(Quick Review)
Using the
self-timer
Using the zoom
• You cannot change the zoom scale while shooting a movie.
• When the zoom scale exceeds 3×, the camera uses [Digital Zoom].
For details on the [Digital Zoom] settings and the image quality
t
“User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page
45)
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Shoot with the shutter button.
Still image:
Press and hold
halfway down to
focus
AE/AF lock indicator
Flashing
t
lit/beeps
Press fully down
The shutter sounds.
Movie:
Press fully down
To stop recording, press the shutter button fully down again.
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AF range finder frame
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Zoom button
Checking the last still image you shot (Quick Review)
Press
b
(
) on the control button.
To cancel, press
b
again.
• The image may appear rough right after playback starts.
• To delete the image, press
(Delete) and select [Delete] with
v
on the control button, then press
z
.
Selecting a flash mode for still images
Before step
2
, press
v
(
) on the control button repeatedly until the desired mode is selected.
• Shooting distance (when [ISO] is set to [Auto])
W side: Approx. 0.2 to 4.5 m (7 7/8 to 14 feet 9 1/4 inches)
T side: Approx. 0.3 to 2.5 m (11 7/8 to 8 feet 2 1/2 inches)
• The flash strobes twice. The first time is to adjust the light quantity.
Shooting close-up (Macro)
Before step
2
, press
B
(
) on the control button.
To cancel, press
B
again.
• Setting the zoom all the way to the W side is recommended.
• The in-focus range becomes narrow, and the complete subject may not entirely be in focus.
• The AF speed drops.
Shortest shooting distance from the lens surface
Setting all the way to the W side: Approx. 6 cm (2 3/8 inches)
Setting all the way to the T side: Approx. 30 cm (11 7/8 inches)
Using the self-timer
Before step
2
, press
V
(
) on the control button.
Press the shutter button, the self-timer lamp flashes, and a beep sounds until the shutter operates
(approximately 10 seconds later).
No indicator
Strobes if it is dark or against light (default setting)
Forced flash
Slow synchro (Forced flash)
The shutter speed is slow in a dark place to clearly shoot the background
that is out of flash light.
No flash
SL
Self-timer lamp
If you shoot a still image of a subject that is difficult to focus on
• If the subject is closer than approx. 50 cm (19 3/4 inches), use the Macro mode (left column).
• When the camera cannot focus on the subject automatically, the AE/AF lock indicator changes to flashing
slowly and the beep does not sound. Recompose the shot and focus again.
Subjects difficult to focus on are:
To identify items on the screen
t
“User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 17)
To turn off the LCD screen
Press
(Display/LCD on/off) repeatedly. Use the finder for saving battery power, or
shooting images when it is difficult to confirm images using the LCD screen.
–Distant from the camera and dark
–The contrast between the subject and its
background is poor.
–Seen through glass
–Moving fast
–Reflect light or have a lustrous finish
–Flashing
–Against light
button
Shoot still images (Scene Selection)
To cancel the Scene Selection
Set the mode dial to other than the mode of Scene Selection.
1
Select the desired mode of Scene
Selection (
,
,
,
,
,
,
).
• For details on modes, see below.
2
Shoot with the shutter button.
Scene Selection modes
The following modes are predetermined to match the scene conditions.
*The shutter speed becomes slower, so using a tripod is recommended.
To use the functions set by the control button with Scene Selection
Before shooting in step
2
, select the settings with the control button. Some functions are not
available, depending on the Scene Selection mode. When you press the button to select functions
that cannot be combined with Scene Selection, a beep sounds.
t
“User’s Guide/
Troubleshooting” (page 26)
Twilight
*
Beach
Shoots night scenes at a distance
without losing the dark
atmosphere of the surroundings.
Shoots seasides or lakesides, the
blue of the water clearly recorded.
Twilight portrait
*
Landscape
Shoots portraits in dark places.
Shoots landscapes, etc., by
focusing on a distant subject.
Candle
*
Soft snap
Shoot candlelit scenes, without
spoiling the atmosphere.
Shoots portraits of people,
flowers, etc., with a gentle
atmosphere.
Snow
Shoots whitish scenes brightly.
View/delete images
To delete images
1
Display the image you want to delete and press
(delete).
2
Select [Delete] with
v
, then press
z
.
To cancel the deletion
Select [Exit], then press
z
.
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6
1
Select
.
2
Select an image with
b
/
B
.
Still image: the image size is displayed
Movie:
is displayed
To play back a movie, press
z
.
• Movies with the image size [160] are displayed a size
smaller.
Movie:
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Playback bar
Rewind/Fast forward:
b
/
B
(Return to normal playback:
z
)
Volume:
v
/
V
Stop playback:
z
B
Control button
button
/
button
button
Delete
Exit
BACK/NEXT
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To view an enlarged image (playback zoom)
While displaying a still image, press
to zoom in on the image.
To undo the zoom, press
.
Adjust the portion:
v
/
V
/
b
/
B
Cancel playback zoom:
z
To store enlarged images: [Trimming]
t
“User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 43)
Viewing an index screen
Press
(index), then select an image with
v
/
V
/
b
/
B
.
To return to the single-image screen, press
z
. To display the next (previous) index screen, press
b
/
B
.
To delete images in index mode
1
While an index screen is displayed, press
(Delete) and select [Select] with
v
/
V
on the
control button, then press
z
.
2
Select the image you want to delete with
v
/
V
/
b
/
B
, then press
z
to display the
(Delete)
indicator on the selected image.
To cancel a selection
Select an image you have previously selected for deletion, then
press
z
to delete the
indicator from the image.
3
Press
(Delete).
4
Select [OK] with
B
, then press
z
.
• To delete all the images in the folder, select [All In This Folder] with
v
/
V
in step 1 instead of [Select], then
press
z
.
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SINGLE DISPLAY
If you press again, the sixteen-image
index screen appears.
TO NEXT
SELECT
1
Select a mode.
Still image (auto adjustment mode):
Select
.
Movie:
Select
.
Control button
Sample
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